X and Fluxbox :: strange colors
Just obtained a P4 2ghz 256ram.
Tried to use 4.4.10 but get strange colors.
For instance solitaire reds are blue.
Desktop has yellow taskbar.
Tried with 2 different monitors (IIyama mf5117 and Gateway ev700).
No problems with P3 and same monitors.
What video card on the P4?
I've had that problem before with my neomagic card. What I have to do is add a framebuffer cheatcode when I boot up. try dsl vga=788 then choose fbuffer when the menu comes up.
lspci gives :
Intel Corp 82845G/GL [Brookdale-G]/GE/PE dram controller host-hub interface (rev01).
00:02.0 vga compatible controller ...rest same as above.
Also startup choices are in "cols and rows" instead of familiar 800x600 1028x768 etc.
Edit: tried vga=788 without success.
"Setup/xvesa" shows only choice is 640x480x16.
Finally got the correct colors. Booted "dsl vga=normal base etc.." but am limited to 640x480 16.
Edit: 12/20/08 images still too large. Found out I need to install xorg and dep files. Will attempt over the holidays.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all.
Xorg72.uci and Xorg72setup.tar.gz. worked with my P4 with Intel video.
(Thanks to thehatsrule and juanito)
Had to install ver3.4.12.
Can the resolution be changed? Right now it is very small. The fonts and images are tiny.
By the way the above extensions were released before the advent of ver 4xxx so the program icons do not work.