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Date:      Sat, 10 Mar 2001 14:40:13 -0800
From:      "Ted Mittelstaedt" <>
To:        "=-=the tech9 aepex=-=" <>, <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: help with FBSD
Message-ID:  <001101c0a9b3$12017760$>
In-Reply-To: <000201c0a9ac$054bd9e0$>

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This is a Xserver/video hardware problem.  Try running first
in 8-bit color mode, instead of 24 bit color mode and see if
the probem is still there.

Ted Mittelstaedt            
Author of:          The FreeBSD Corporate Networker's Guide
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
>[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of =-=the tech9
>Sent: Saturday, March 10, 2001 1:48 PM
>To: freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
>Subject: help with FBSD
>I am a new Free BSD user.
>A friend and I just installed it and everything has gone great for the both
>of us.
>His box is fine-he had no problems........however I ran into a small
>When I installed BSD on my box,
>when I start Blackbox or Sawfish (the windows managers GUI)
>there is a flickering when I move windows or when new windows pop up from a
>side arrow ">".
>When winows are moved, imprints of its same size are left where it was
>before, when covered back up-they disappear, reappearing later.
>does anyone know if this is a vid card problem or a monitor problem?
>specs:   vid card: SiS 6326 8mb integrated vid card
>                monitor:  techmedia Hfreq: 30-48;  Vfreq:50-100Hz
>can anyone help me?????
>please respond with answers and ANY help to this email:
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