[SATLUG] Wild colors in X applications
thomas.cameron at camerontech.com
Fri Jul 22 21:34:31 CDT 2005
On Fri, 2005-07-22 at 12:08 -0500, Frank Huddleston wrote:
> I'm getting some really intense, wild color combinations which
> render most text and labels unreadable when running some programs: xine
> for one, and krdc on the remote machine for another. There have been
> others, but I can't remember what they were. In the example of xine,
> when the cursor is focussed on the xine control window, the colors are
> wild and appear excessively dithered; very grainy. When I put the focus
> back on the desktop, all returns to normal. I can only imagine that
> somehow I have not correctly configured the communication between the
> system and the video card. Output from lspci relevant to the video card
> appears to be:
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Texas Instruments TVP4020 [Permedia
> 2] (rev 01)
> Display is a Dell D1226H Color Monitor.
> So can anyone tell me what to do to correct this problem, or at least
> point me in a direction? xorg.conf entries, maybe?
I have seen that on Solaris when I run out of memory to render all the
colors I'm asking the desktop to render. How much video memory do you
have and what is the resolution at which you are running?
Thomas Cameron, RHCE, CNE, MCSE, MCT
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