Subject: Re: NVidia users: don't update to XFree 4.2 yet!
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/21/2002 22:32:51
>if you are using a NVidia graphics card you probably do not want to update
>to the recently imported XFree 4.2 in xsrc/xfree yet, as this again shows
>the famous X-dims-the-screen bug.

It's generally a one or two line fix in the video state restoration
code for each card.  But it makes me wonder if we should bite the
damn bullet and simply save/restore the damn VGA color registers
like Linux does.