[ltp] Thinkpad 760E

Bradley W. Langhorst linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Mon, 23 Oct 2000 20:17:23 -0400

Dan wrote:
>    Hi all!
>    I have made a lot of tests with my TP760E but still
>  can't get rid of the occasional blinking of the screen.
>  It seems:
>  - not related to the CPU load
>  - related to the hard drive activity sometimes (although
>  the HD is okay),
>  - related to the heating up of the electronics
>  - maybe related to the X configuration (I am not perfectly
>  sure of the Modeline I use)
>  - present when running Netscape but not only then
>    My TP760E has a Cyber 9385 video chip and a 1024x768 TFT
>  display. The screen sometimes blinks unexplainably and I
>  would like to fix it. It's not permanent but is annoying.
>    If anyone had similar experiences please write me your
>  opinions and/or suggestions.
>    Thanks,
>    Dan
> ---------------------------------------------------------
>         Dan PROTOPOPESCU
>         Physics Department, DeMeritt Hall
>         University of New Hampshire
>         Durham NH 03824, USA
hi dan
i'm over in rudman hall (rm 393) stop by if you have questions.

I had a similar problem with my 770E - the only solution I could find
was to increase the color depth to 32bpp.  XF86-4 did not resolve the
problem...  I hope that helps you out.

Bradley W. Langhorst
email: brad@langhorst.com
tel:   603-773-0252
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