From: Jeremy D. Zawodny (jzawodn_at_wcnet.org)
Date: Wed Apr 21 1999 - 05:03:31 EDT
Thomas Dickel <Thomas.Dickel_at_mni.fh-giessen.de> writes:
> > Sounds like FUD. Did the person have a clue?
> You can read the warning at http://www.suse.de/index.html (only in german)
> SuSE Linux is the most sold Linux distribution in germany.
> On a computer with TFT display and diagram chip Trident Cyber 9385
> can come it when using XFree86(tm) to a irreparable damage of the
> TFT display! Up to the availability of a solution we advise against
> urgently to create X Window on the hardware specified above. This
> phenomenon seems to occur only on few computers. You should already
> a perfectly running X under o.g. Hardware have, exists no reason to
> the concern. If your display should flicker however occasionally or
> show a " rippled/crinkled " picture, terminate X please immediately
> and start you it no longer!
>--- So it seems to be no FUD.
Well that's rather spooky!
At least it's one of those problems that affects just a few people (as
opposed to trashing every single system with that chipset).
-- Jeremy D. Zawodny Web Geek, Perl Hacker, etc. http://www.wcnet.org/~jzawodn/ jzawodn_at_wcnet.org
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