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I have a new laptop HP nx6125. It has a ATI RADEON XPRESS 200M Series card. Running 64-bit Fedore Core 4 with 2.6.14 kernel.
I downloaded the ATI 64-bit drivers (8.21.7) and installed. All is good. fglrxinfo shows:
display: :0.0 screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: RADEON XPRESS 200M Series SW TCL Generic
OpenGL version string: 2.0.5582 (8.21.7)
This is all great.
I have a docking station, thus dual-head and a secondary monitor. A Dell FP1901.
My screen resolution on the laptop LCD is 1400x1050 and I want my second monitor to be 1280x1024. Dual head just leaves trash all over both screens, like the resolution is messed up, but changing that never helps. So I gave in and run a expanded horizontal screen setup.
Now on my second screen, whenever I move my mouse near the bottom of the screen, a lot of choppy squares appear in a vertical line above my mouse and then my mouse goes through the bottom of the screen and appears on the top of the screen.
I tried to make a screenshot of this, but the phamton stuff does not appear on the screen shot.
Does anyone have any suggestions to get the phamton squares off my screen.
# RgbPath is the location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"
# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
# Option "XkbDisable"
# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.
# keyboard, you will probably want to use:
# Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"
# Or if you just want both to be control, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"