Weird Tux Colours

Thomas Phipps whytewolf at
Mon Aug 12 14:43:16 PDT 2002

Christian Tröster said:
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> On Montag, 12. August 2002 22:49, Harris, James wrote:
>> >Somehow I like the other 'normal' tux more than the one
>> >displayed :) Any ideas how to get it back?
>> Exorcism?  :)
>> Are you sure that your monitor is handling the video mode correctly?
>> Try changing the mode to something super standard like 640x480 at 75 and
>> see if it still happens.
> I don't think it's monitor related. I have a LG Flatron 795FT, just one
> year  old. Should display anything :)
> By the way, I have the following setting in my lilo.conf:
> vga=0x0317
> Changed it to 'normal' with no real success. Same problem, other
> colours. Perhaps it's something with my video card. Anyone out there
> running an old but  relyable Voodoo 3 without problems?
> Bye, Christian

ok ... try this line instead of the vga=0317

{change the mode but not the color depth ... }

Thomas Phipps
Linux User #180408 LFS User #1791

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