Got a problem with my laptop.
I downloaded Mandrake 7.2 the other day and installed it
onto a new HP Omnibook XE2.
Everything worked great using default install, until I
rebooted that is.
After rebooting the laptop, all the windows in KDE looked
a bit fcuked up. For example, the background area of all
windows (the gray part) was see-through. Most text didn't
display (menus, title bars etc.). All I could see were icons
and the desktop.
This problem also occurred on the taskbar, taskbar menus etc.
Exactly the same problems with Gnome.
So I had a look around the web and found out that XFee86 4.0
doesn't support my graphics card yet.
I then installed RedHat 6.2, which as everyone knows has
XFree86 3.3.6, which supported my card. It also worked fully
the first time when installed until I rebooted. The strange thing
about RedHat is that sometimes when I boot everything works and
sometimes it doesn't.
After looking at Mandrake 7.2 again I found out that if the card you
select isn't supported by XFree86 4.0 then Mandrake installs the
older 3.3.6 version.
So I'm guessing the problem isn't that the card's not supported.
The Graphics card is a Silicon Motion Lynx EM
Anyone have a problem like this before?
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