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Re: [K12OSN] XSERVER differences between 4.1 to 4.2.1




On Sat, 21 May 2005, Dr. Daniel Loomis wrote:

> I am curious as to what has changed in the client configs for X11
> between K12LTSP 4.1 and 4.2.1?
>
> After doing a fresh install of 4.2.1 on our server everything was
> working satisfactorily except the video for our ThinkNIC clients.  In
> version 3.1 "auto" was less than satisfactory, necessitating use of the
> old Xvesa driver for those clients.
>
> I was pleasantly surprised when with K12LTSP-4.1 I was able to use:
>
>  XSERVER = auto
>
> for all of our ThinkNIC clients equipped with Viewsonic E70 monitors
> without resorting to special modelines or any other kludges.
>
> Now, with version 4.2 the same clients have serious video flutters and
> smearing using the default XSERVER settings.
>
> I fixed the problem using amlc-linux-x86-bin to create specific
> modelines for the Viewsonic monitors, adding the following line
> to /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf:
>
> Modeline "1024x768"   87.00 1024 1096 1200 1352  768  769  772  818
>
> Since I have not had to do that in any previous versions of k12ltsp, my
> question again is:  What has changed?

The Xservers have changed from X.org-6.7.0 to X.org-6.8.2

Jim McQuillan
jam Ltsp org


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