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Nutzoids
Oct 26, 2003, 05:22 AM
So after installing Panther last night I noticed that the graphics on my iBook Graphite 466 were...well lets just face it...junk! Everything is blurry and hard to see/read. Also the thing that gets me all fired up...Fast User Switching doesnít turn. My screen fades out and the new one pops up...NO COOL CUBE!...I tried to check the displays in System Preferences...and it looks like panther doesnít recognize the screen. Please tell me Iím not the only one...and there is a fix to this! Also in the Display menu I clicked on Calibrate...only to be disappointed by an error message telling me that I can't do it :(

PLEASE SOMEBODY HELP!

Wes
Oct 26, 2003, 05:48 AM
I can't help with your other problems, but you are not going to get the cool cube because your mac is too old to do the effect.

Ajmbc
Oct 26, 2003, 09:12 AM
Go to the Monitors pane in System Preferences and make a new Colorsync profile. This happened to me (iBook 700)

Hope this helps!

-ajmbc

SpaceMagic
Oct 26, 2003, 09:37 AM
I have an iBook 366mhz... and I hope panther isnt that awkward! I know that the spinning Cube effect only works on Quartz Extreme... which us old iBook users cant use.

What do you mean everything is faded? Can you explain a bit more for me?

Thanks

Nutzoids
Oct 26, 2003, 11:17 AM
Originally posted by SpaceMagic
I have an iBook 366mhz... and I hope panther isnt that awkward! I know that the spinning Cube effect only works on Quartz Extreme... which us old iBook users cant use.

What do you mean everything is faded? Can you explain a bit more for me?

Thanks

Ok my explaination...It seems like the colors are bleeding togeather...Also most of you know what iTunes looks like...to me it looks like a blank page from Word...just a white sheet...the lines and shading is so off you can't even see it...I tryed to turn down the brightness...but it kinda made it worse...Not just iTunes but the whole thing is like that...No definition, it seems as if there are no drivers for the video...it's just not as nice and crisp as I am used to.

WM.
Oct 26, 2003, 03:52 PM
Nutzoids:

Panther's running great on my Graphite iBook 366. It's using the same profile (created using SuperCal) I had under Jaguar. Unfortunately, because that profile is very high-contrast, the menubar looks kind of funky--so if I don't get used to it I'll just create a new profile. And everything looks fine using the stock profile.

I dunno what's wrong with your iBook. You've tried rebooting, selecting (and/or creating) a profile in the Color tab of the Displays preference pane, and all that kind of thing?

I'm not sure what you mean when you say that the Displays prefpane doesn't recognize your display. If it won't let you change the resolution or number of colors...that would be a problem, and I'm not sure what the solution would be. Perhaps deleting ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.WindowServer.plist (off the top of my head) would help in that case?

FWIW
WM