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Re: test3 vs make xconfig

On Saturday 01 May 2004 16:25, A1tmblwd netscape net wrote:
>Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net> wrote:
>>Greets all;
>>I just ran a make xconfig on that fresh install of test3 on my shop
>>box as I wanted to turn on a full fledged ISA bus scan since there
>>are two custom made 8 bit ISA cards containing a few relays and
>>apparently a whole 8 bit wide input port per card, and while I have
>>what appears to be normal fonts elsewhere, all I get on the xconfig
>>screen are gfx chars, little boxes of various shapes and half,
>>quarter, and full moons in a character sized box.
>>That box isn't on a network allthough it may be eventually when I
>> can figure out howto get some cat5 run to the shop building.  I
>> hate digging ditches, been there, done that once already for power
>> out there.
>>Running gnome of course since there is apparently no terminals
>>available if I switchdesk to kde.  And it sure don't look like the
>>kde I'm looking at here!
>>How can I fix these fubared characters?
>>Cheers, Gene
>Use qconfig. It's not broken.

I must have missed the highway billboard advising me of that someplace 
along the line. :(

>If you must use xconfig, an anonymous 
> poster in a 2.6.5 kernel forum recommended running qtconfig.
> Deselect (turn off) the option labeled "Enable Anti-Aliased Font
> Support (XFT)". It worked for me.
It appears that antialiased fonts are functional everyplace else, 
including on this machine running nearly the same kernel, but 

I'll go give that "make qconfig" a try.

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Cheers, Gene
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