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Re: Ultra 5/Mach 64 video strangeness

That's sort of what I was thinking, too, at first.  I like pushing things to
the highest resolution I can (which, if I remember right, was 1600x1200x15).

Even when I finally broke down and used a lower resolution, though (using 
out-of-the-box settings, which may or may not have been different on each 
distro I tried), it still happened.  At least once a day, the video would
go nuts at 1600x1200, 1280x1024, or 1024x768.  Actually, once a day would 
have been nice -- it was more like every couple hours or so, or more often
if I was doing something important. =)

In any case, I've never seen a bad modeline cause video to randomly lose
synch after X has been up and running a while.  I'm totally baffled.

On Wed, 09 May 2001, Ben Collins wrote:

> On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 02:00:06PM -0700, Patrick Morris wrote:
> > Just wondering if anyone else has run into this -- can't find any references
> > to it anywhere, which surprises me.
> > 
> > I've got a couple Ultra 5s here that I've tried installing Debian on
> > (several times...  everything from Woody to Potato to Sid, maybe others).
> > I can get through the install OK, and everything APPEARS to work correctly.
> > For a while.
> What video settings are you running it under? Sounds to me like you are
> messing up the video with a bad modeline.
> Ben
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