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Re: XFree 4.0.2 on Pismo

On Wed, Feb 21, 2001 at 02:58:41PM +1100, Steven Hanley wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2001 at 12:45:32PM -0800, Grant Miller wrote:
> > X now starts up and displays nicely (had to up the color depth to 24) and
> > it's *fast*.  No more choppy dragging of xterms around.
> yeah it is nice isnt it :), probably the reason I only lasted about one day
> on X Free 3.3.6 on my pismo bnefore upgrading to 4.0.*
> > One thing that is almost a show-stopper is the fact that the text in xterms
> > and mozilla is distorted.  I'll have to play around with xvidtune to see if
> > that fixes things.
> I had this problem early on, I had seen similar sort of ditortion in the
> past with X when the frequency I was running a monitor at was too hight, so
> I set the frequency horizontal and vertical in the X config to some lower
> range and now my X is fine with no distorition in all apps (well except some
> weirdness in the scroll bar on the left in emacs where there is text, but it
> is not a problem or anything as it is not stopping it from being readable
> like it had been previously.)

That did the trick.  Thanks.  I've updated my XF86Config on my website (see previous mail
for link).

--Grant Miller   grant at unixguru dot org

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