Subject: Re: IBM Thinkpad T41 Display
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Aidan Kehoe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/05/2004 18:04:37
Ar an 5ú lá de mí 2, scríobh John R. Shannon :
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> I'm setting up a laptop and I'm encountering an intermittant problem with
> video. Sometimes, but not always, the screen image is completely screwed up
> (I don't know how else to describe it). When it happens, it occurs on
> starting the X server or after terminating the X server. Typing Fn-F7 twice,
> to turn the monitor off and on, clears the problem. This occurs only in
> NetBSD - not Windows XP.
I'm using a Radeon Mobility on this machine too, and initially, when I set
up X, when I switched to a non-X virtual console, it would appear as very
dark grey on black. If this is your problem,
http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-help/2002/07/03/0006.html may be relevant.
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