DOSBox: whole screen turns black

Philipp trashavenue at
Thu Jul 14 14:34:11 UTC 2011

On Wed, 13 Jul 2011 23:37:51 -0700
perryh at wrote:

> It sure sounds as if the video signal coming out of the graphics
> card is beyond the monitor's range.
> That's not supposed to happen with recent xorg, unless the monitor
> is misreporting its capabilities when the graphics card interrogates
> it or something (related to DOSBox?) is issuing an xrandr for an
> unsupported mode.
> What kind of monitor?

I changed the BIOS settings to fixed video memory allocation (128 MB)
but it doesn't help.

By the way: I had the same problem with the parole media
player on Xfce 4.8 (but then moved to GNOME).

Any further suggestions?


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