trident and new xfree86 packages
I've just wanted to give a try to Branden's latest XFree86 4.2.0
packages. I decided to do this, because 4.1.0 from woody freezes every
few minutes (a known problem). I have Trident Microsystems 3DIm`age 975
(rev 243) card.
The problem with the new packages is, that the colors are totally
wrong. I run any application like xmms and black is black, white is
white, but anything else is wrong.
The funny thing is, that I have been replacing an old Mandrake install,
which had 4.2.0 there (because 4.1.0 also frozed the system regularily)
and it worked there, so I believe this is a debian-x related problem,
not a generic XFree86-4.2.0. I have backed up XF86Config-4 from
Mandrake, I tried to manually change my Debian's config to match it to
ensure it's not a configuration problem. The problem still persists.
The colors are different in 16-bit and in 24-bit modes (I get switched
to the mode, but 24 bit mode is darker and white is not white and black
is not black). But I just want 16-bit color.
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