On Sun, Dec 04, 2005 at 05:47:57PM +0000, John Popplewell wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 04, 2005 at 01:12:20AM -0800, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> > Someone wrote in:
> > I've just downloaded TuxPaint and it works fine in a window, but if I run
> > it full screen in Windows 98, the picture loses sync and goes haywire.
> > I'm using 800 x 600 resolution on the display and in the config prog.
> > Apparently, they're also running Windows itself at 800x600, so it's not
> > a matter of the display being unable (or Win unconfigured) to show that rez.
> It could be using a different refresh-rate. There have been some changes
> in SDL related to this. From the change log:
> 1.2.7: Try to use higher refresh rate by default in DirectX driver
> although 1.2.7 seems a long time ago.
> Could try using the 'windib' driver instead,
FYI, they mentioned it was Windows 2000, not Windows 98. (Their mistake in
the first report ;) )
I'll tell then to try windib. I might need to make a page in the FAQ just
for this. Seems to be a cure-all ;^)