Grainy X

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Jun 12 09:13:01 GMT 2005

On Sun, Jun 12, 2005 at 02:40:05PM +0530, Subhro wrote:
> Hello Folks,
> I am running FreeBSD 5.4-STABLE on an old PIII (1G) Box with 512MB RAM. 
> This box has a GeforceFX 5700LE card fixed into the AGP slot. The ports 
> tree had been upgraded just now and I have installed the Nvidia Drivers 
> from the port tree. However after the driver is loaded from xorg.conf, 
> the image is very grainy, as if it is running 256 colors. The colours 
> are correct if I use the "nv" driver instead of the "nvidia" driver. Any 
> can guide me about what I am missing out?

Well, *is* it running 256 colo[u]rs?  Use xdpyinfo.

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