On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 08:53:44AM -0000, Chiu, PCM (Peter) wrote: > Having mounted Fedora on an AMD Athlon system with integrated S3 graphics, > I came across a problem in using the newly installed system on the console > in graphics mode. > Right click on the screen gives a rectangular block with some dots instead > of texts showing > the options. Still if I select the second dot, it fires up a terminal > session on the screen. > > I tried using redhat-config-xfree86 but the display also exhibits similar > problems, ie. the tabs > and options are shown as dots, making selection rather difficult. > > I reinstalled Fedora on the same box, but selected "everything" to the > package selection prompt. > Now, the system is behaving properly, with all the display options showing > as they should be. > > Any idea what could be missing? > > Peter There isn't anything missing. I had a similar problem with an S3 install. The solution for me was to change the S3 driver in XF86config to "vesa" and it's been working ever since. -- Gregory G. "Wolfe" Woodbury `-_-' Owner/Admin: wolves.durham.nc.us ggw at wolves.durham.nc.us U RHCT August 2003 "The Line Eater is a boojum snark." Hug your wolf.