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03-12-2005, 04:53 PM
i randomly get a blank or greyed out screen in layout and modeler.
i am using lw 8.21 and osx 10.3.8 G5 dual processor.

i am using a GeForce 6800 GT car butr this also happens frequently in our school mac lab. with the standard card on G5s.

an suggestions as to how to eliminate the problem would be appreciated.

card description

GeForce 6800 GT:

Type: display
Bus: AGP
Slot: SLOT-1
VRAM (Total): 256 MB
Vendor: nVIDIA (0x10de)
Device ID: 0x0045
Revision ID: 0x00a1
ROM Revision: 2120

03-12-2005, 06:46 PM
I used to get that problem a lot on my old system, a G4 with a 21 inch CTR. But can't recall it happening on the G5 (2x2 GeForce FX5200 64Mb) with a 20 inch LCD. What size monitor are you using? I'm just guessing, I could be wrong, but you might need to upgrade your video card?

03-14-2005, 08:22 AM
thanks riki.

i am using a 20 inch apple lcd.

i just got the cpu with the GeForce 6800 GT card.
i wish i had kniow about this problem prior to my purchase.

i wonder if the release of osx tiger with help alleviate the problem.