[K12OSN] XSERVER differences between 4.1 to 4.2.1
jam at mcquil.com
Sat May 21 22:42:24 UTC 2005
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
jam at Ltsp.org
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