Subject: Re: i386 installation problems
To: Reinoud Zandijk <>
From: Roine Thunberg <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/24/2002 22:40:49
On Sun, 24 Feb 2002, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:

> Secondly our XF 3 and XF 4.2 both recognize the NVidea Geforce 2 MX card
> and even gets a display up but there is a serious problem that makes it
> competely useless ... for some reason Xterms work fine but if I open a menu
> in TWM it shows the outline of the menu but only paints the contents of the
> menu when i move my mouse over it and it gets highlighted. The same for
> running Opera ... Some parts are shown fine but others just keep blank!
> making it useless too. I really dont have a clue as to what this could be
> esp. since it occures in XF3 and XF4.2 .... even running xrefresh gives
> only the outlines and no contents. I tried it with a kernel without shared
> memory and a kernel with shared memory with no effect.

Tried altering color depth? 16bit, 24bit, 32bit?
I haven't tried it yet (but I have a Nvidia Gefore 2 MX400) and I will
remember some kind of problem like yours.

I will soon run NetBSD on this box too.

Roine Thunberg