f you use a laptop with a Sis graphics card, you will notice that new Debian based distros are leaving you with the wrong colour depth, which means you get blurred circles and strange colour blotches on your desktop.
The cure is
1. a Edit your /boot/grub/menu.list and change the Dreamlinux or other Debian based distro entry to include:
You might also need to remove the vga=* entry.
1. b In Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 with Grub2 edit /boot/grub/grub.cfg
sudo nano /boot/grub/grub.cfg
And add video=sisfb after ro quiet splash
Thanks to Resa for his blog post about Grub2 on Ubuntu karmic Koala 9.10:
I now have a nice bright desktop on my Sis driven laptop.
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