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I'm running Slackware 8.0 on my Thinkpad 560. I'm trying to get X configured, and Im spinning my wheels. when I startx it will load, my window manager will come up, but the screen looks all weird. I can see the xterm window and whatnot, but it reappears across the screen, kind of interlaced and overlayed on top of itself. It's hard to describe, anyway....
I have searched the depths of the web for information on the 560, and have devised to the best of my ability an XF86Config file based on all those that are posted, and the one that was generated on my box. here it is:
I think I have run across that site before. I have about a half-dozen or so config files that I've found from various people with a similar system. I've been comparing all of them with my xf86config-generated one to deduce what the problem is. Needles to say, I've not had any luck with that yet. Still trying though.
Any other ideas would be appreciated.
I'm considering downloading a newer version of Xfree86. I don't know if that would help or not
yeah that one was actually quite a help. In doing some more reading last night, I've come to the conclusion that it's Xfree86 4.x.x that is not working with my LCD screen. I'm currently working on replacing that with version 3.3.6 which most people who posted their config files have been using.