Green console on Dell flat panel 153 monitor

Eric kellybelly at
Thu May 3 19:30:52 PDT 2007

On Thu, 3 May 2007, Justin C. Sherrill wrote:

On Thu, May 3, 2007 4:33 pm, Eric wrote:
I've installed Dragonfly on a Dell Optiplex with a normal old fashion box
monitor with no problem.  However, when I tried running Dragonfly on a
Dimension with a flat panel FP153 monitor, the console screen turns a pale
green right after booting.  I've had similar problems with FreeBSD, but
can run NetBSD and OpenBSD on the same machine with no problems at all.
Are you sure it isn't a loose wire in the connector?

Do you still get the green tint if you run X?

The green tint goes away after I start X, and when I close X and go back 
into console, the console is the normal black and white.  Its not a 
hardware issue, since the problem doesnt replicate in other BSD's (other 
than Free) or in Slackware or DOS.

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