root window completely messed up

Net Llama! netllama at
Fri Sep 13 01:56:33 CEST 2002

What kind of videocard?

Rich Shepard wrote:
>   This is rather strange. One of the workstations worked just fine in X
> yesterday but it won't today. I re-ran Xconfigurator on it, and the sample
> screen (Gnome?) showed up just fine. But, when we startx to xfce, the aterms
> and control panel show up, but the root window is totally screwy: black and
> white narrow stripes in several columns. Resetting the background has no
> affet on this.
>   The other workstation continues working just fine.
>   I'm at a loss what to do and I'd appreciate suggestions and ideas.

L. Friedman                       	       netllama at
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