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iSeries split screen - dodgy video?!

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iSeries split screen - dodgy video?!

#1 Post by solidpro » Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:43 am

Hi Everyone

I've got a near-perfect iSeries 1161 but the display appears to have a fault. It's a bit wierd and my best guess is that its video adaptor related but wondering if anyone else thinks something else?

Essentially the bottom 1/5th of the screen is a replica of the top 1/5th of the screen. The top isn't missing or rolling - it's just repeated at the bottom... I've taken some pics to show:


It also keeps freezing every 2 seconds for about 0.1second. But I'm not yet sure if this is something unrelated...!

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Re: iSeries split screen - dodgy video?!

#2 Post by Screamer » Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:55 am

Does this happen, specifically without the graphics driver installed? Is the video cable loose, and did you try to re-seat it?

Judging by the odd '000 by 000 pixels' resolution, I am guessing that it has something to do with the graphics driver. Something is not quite right, maybe you could try installing a different LynxEM+ driver?

By the way, your images are way too big for this forum board (over 50KB). Could you please link them instead?

EDIT: The rules changed for this particular board.

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