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Re: [SLE] What's a good cheap business video card that works well with Linux?
  • From: Preston Crawford <me@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 16:05:21 -0800 (PST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0502011604420.9933@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Tue, 1 Feb 2005, Fred A. Miller wrote:

> On Tue February 1 2005 12:56 pm, Preston Crawford wrote:
> > I've been having a problem for some time with my video display. I used
> > to think it was related to SuSE, but a while back I installed Windows
> > and my machine did the same thing. Basically what it does is it subtly
> > turns a little darker for a brief second then goes back to normal. It
> > happens randomly and it's extremely annoying. I have an NEC CRT 17"
> > monitor. Only like a year and a half old. It's getting really old,
> > though, and I'm not sure what to do.
> [snip]
> This is NOT the video card causing this problem, but 99% of the time the fly
> back transformer in the monitor is getting ready to take a dump.
> Fred

The puzzling thing is that it doesn't exhibit this problem with my
on-board video card.


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