Need help: X GUI objects invisible
fc-cornette at insight.rr.com
Thu Feb 10 12:43:37 UTC 2005
Carroll Grigsby wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 February 2005 08:50 pm, Bruce Elliott wrote:
>>What I'm planing to do is to resinstall the
>>smallest version of SuSE Linux that I can, in dual-boot mode (I hope
>>that won't clobber anything in the Fedora install, aside from borrowing
>>some disk space), and then to see what its xorg.conf looks like. X had
>>run fine under SuSE, I just got rid of it because it was only the Server
>>edition (from my workplace) and had no application software.
>>I'll post anything useful that I learn.
>>thanks for the help,
> Rather than going through all of the hassle of installing and then
> uninstalling SuSE, it would be a lot less work if you used a live-CD distro;
> Knoppix is especially good at identifying and configuring hardware.
> -- cmg
Also, the xorg.conf file is not the exact problem causing the error. The
problem is with the xorg-x11 driver for the i810 video cards.
The only thing that I see is to add the
To the xorg.conf file, then get the xorg-x11 where the breakage was
resolved/reduced for the 810 and 815 video chipset class.
Going through installing SUSE also to check the config file seems to be
a lot of work, but I have resorted to some very out of the ordinary
workarounds or detective methods also.
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