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Old 07-15-2005, 10:49 AM   #1
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Weird display problems with Mandrake 10.1 and KDM


Hello,
I'm using Mandrake 10.1 with KDE 3.2 and an on board display adapter of IBM computer, according to KDE the specs are:

VENDOR: Intel Corp.
DESCRIPTION: 865 Chipset Graphics Controller
Module: Card Intel 865

The problem occurs only when KDM starts. When it starts the screen is all blurry and the screen is "smooshed", like everything is twisted. But, when I move to one of the console displays (F1 for instance) and then return to the display console (F7) everything looks ok and I can work fine.

The same thing happens when logging out, when I log out and return to the KDM login screen everything is mixed up again, and when I do F1 and F7 it looks okay again.

I've been searching many forums and google results but haven't come up with any solution..

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 07-16-2005, 03:54 AM   #2
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So the on-board display is sharing memory, how much memory do you have to start with
and what is / how fast is your main cpu

if you are dual booting, do you have any similar problems with Windows or any other OS on this system

give us a little bit more detailed info about your hardware

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