root window completely messed up

Net Llama! netllama at
Mon Sep 16 00:57:27 CEST 2002

Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Sep 2002, Net Llama! wrote:
>>I dont' think its software.  I think your videocard is dying.  Save 
>>yourself alot more time, and swap it out.
> Lonni,
>   You may well be correct. But, would a dying video card mess up only the
> root window and not the application windows over it? And, would it respond
> properly to the xsetroot command? I'm just curious.

Yes, & yes.  The memory space gets assigned differently.

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