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Old 12-07-2001, 10:41 PM   #1
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Question Screen FLASHING in X

when i'm in X, sometimes the screen suddenly flashes black...then it waits a second, and then flashes black again. it will stay black until i move the mouse, and it will come back to normal for just a moment and then go black again.

if i leave X, the console is normal, but when i restart X, the problem is still there...i have to reboot my entire machine just go get it to go away.

i'm running:

athlon 950, 376 MB RAM
Mandrake 8.0 with a 2.4.14 kernel
xfree86 4.0.1

anyways, this is really, really, really bad...and any help would be GREATLY appreciated...thanks.
Old 12-07-2001, 11:48 PM   #2
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Distribution: Redhat 7.0 ,mandrake 8.0 ,Redhat 7.2
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i have that same problem with XFree86-4.0.2!but it's not as serious as urs!.

when i try to run the mailcheck applet the screen blanks out or flashes .but as soon as i remove the applet ,it's fine!



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