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[K12OSN] Re: Xserver and S3trio64 chipset problem



I had a different problems with the chips from S3. I got the x-windows login
prompt, but it looked like a blocky jigsaw puzzle. What I did to solve my
problem was to use the S3 server but turn off the acceleration. All my
problems went away.

Chris

On Thursday, May 16, 2002 5:52 AM, Morten [SMTP:morten dmm-aktion dk] wrote:
> Xserver problem:
> At one of the schools where I am installing LTSP I have problems with
> the Xserver to work properly.
> The Client boots, start the Xserver and comes up with the Logon screen.
> Its possible to se, but there are some strange lines from top to button
> on one side and all the letters is like "double".
> If I choose "640x440" it works well, but if I change to "800x600" the
> problems starts.
>
> In the lts.conf file I have defined the Xserver=XF86_S3 and I have tried
> some X_MODE_0 settings without knowing so much about it. I guess the
> problem is the refresh rate and that means I have to get the X_MODE_0=
> right.
>
> The computers is Pendium75 IBM 330-75 with  S3trio64 chipset S3trio64
> chipset. Most of the Monitors are called "Digital"  and are not very
> old. We are using RH7.2 and KDE2 as window manager.
>
> Can anyone tell what the problem might be and if it is the X_MODE_0=
> settings, any suggestions what to write here for the S3trio64 chipset.
>
> Thanks
> Morten
>
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