[K12OSN] X starts, but turns off before GDM

Sudev Barar sbarar at gmail.com
Sat May 27 03:12:18 UTC 2006

On 27/05/06, Rob Owens <hick518 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Thanks, that took care of it.  But now I've got
> another question.  What is the down side of using the
> vesa driver.  The reason I ask is because keeping
> XSERVER=auto, and setting X_COLOR_DEPTH=15 gives me
> worse looking graphics than XSERVER=vesa and leaving
> X_COLOR_DEPTH alone.  Is vesa bad at motion?

Personally vesa works for my use. People say that it is slow but I
have yet to experience a "fast" display vis-avis vesa. Even the laptop
I am on is actually using vesa setting and I find no difference
between this or i810 setting, which is actull the chip set in this

X_COLOR_DEPTH at 24 would be better. Lower the number worse the
display rendering.

Sudev Barar
Learning Linux

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