Grainy X Windows and KDE.

Dmitri Furman dmitri_furman at
Fri Feb 18 04:08:02 GMT 2005

I was able to resolve the issue.  I did not have DefaultDepth setup in 
Monitor section. I added a line:

DefaultDepth 24

In screen section and everything looks great now.

Thank you.

>From: "Dmitri Furman" <dmitri_furman at>
>To: freebsd-questions at
>Subject: Grainy X Windows and KDE.
>Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 23:25:05 -0600
>Dear FreeBSD experts.  Your help with this would be greatly appreciated. I 
>spent a week now trying to setup FreeBSD on my Dell Dimension 8200 Desktop. 
>  Most of the time was spent setting up Xorg to work.  I have Nvidia video 
>card GeForce MX4400 with 32 MB or RAM.  I had to rebuild kernel to make 
>Nvidia driver work.  I am able to run in 1024x768 mode but picture is 
>really grainy.  I specified depth at 24 and also tried 32.  I have a 15" 
>Flat Panel monitor.  If anyone had any luck or has some pointers on what I 
>have to do to resolve grainy colors problem please let me know what I need 
>to do.  Thank you.
>Dmitri Furman
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