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Re: Bug#40475: xserver-mach64 graphics view a bit funky

Branden Robinson <branden@ecn.purdue.edu> writes:

> On Tue, Jun 29, 1999 at 10:31:53PM -0700, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:

> > With the latest update to my Ultra Sparc 5 system (binary-sparc)
> > my graphics within X seemed to go astray.  For the most part
> > everything looks fine, except it seems that graphics aren't quite
> > right.

> > example:  In netscape, hr tags show up as dotted lines...and when I quit
> > out of my X session and the session manager pops up, I get bars across
> > the screen.

> Is this problem present in all color depths?  Please try as many different
> ones as you can.  You might also jigger some of the more esoteric X server
> options for the mach64 (they're documented in the manpage).

I'm guessing it's only 16-bit.  The problem doesn't occur in Red Hat's
server. I tried one possibly fix, but it didn't help.  It will be a
while before I can seriously look at (i.e. do a diff against Red Hat's
code and carefully look at all of the differences).  I suspect the
problem is related to the fbdev patches.

I have to pay some attention to starting my research, so it will be a
while before I can take a look at the problem.


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