Bug 5869 - X accelerator font display problem w/ netscape 3.0
X accelerator font display problem w/ netscape 3.0
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 1999-10-12 02:54 EDT by merrill
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-03 15:54:32 EST
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Description merrill 1999-10-12 02:54:59 EDT
System: Red Hat 6.0 on Pentium 75 with Trident 9680 based
no-name graphics board.
Problem: when running Netscape 3.0, text with sold
background is rendered with a black background, making
black text unreadable.
This did not occur on my previous computer with the same
software, and i do not see it in programs other than
netscape 3.0; for example, netscape 4.x is ok.
Unfortunately, my wife hates netscape 4.x and i tend to
agree with her.
Work around: i added
	Option "noaccel"
to Section "Device" of /etc/X11/XF86Config and this fixed
it.
What did not work: i tried loading x server from suse
ala suggestion for bug # 5409 but this didn't help
so i backed that change out.
-Ted Merrill    merrill@cruzio.com
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-02-03 15:54:59 EST
this card is poorly supported by XFree86.  We suggest you try another
inexpensive yet well supported video card.  Please see

http://www.redhat.com/support/hardware/intel/61/rh6.1-hcl-i.ld-8.html

for suggestions.

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