Subject: Re: XFree86-3.3.5-1.6.0b
From: Tom Rini (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Sep 26 1999 - 00:09:40 MDT
On Sat, 25 Sep 1999, Neil Jolly wrote:
> Tom: I installed XFree86-FBDev-3.3.5-1.6.0b only as directed, ran
> Xconfigurator, and configured 8 bit, 16 bit, and 24 bit. I checked XF86Config
> and it was configured for 8 bit, 15 bit, and 24 bit depths. Testing worked
> fine in 8 bit, starting X with startx -- -bpp 16 worked ( wasn't sure if I
> should use 15 or 16), and startx -- -bpp 24 also worked, but was quite
> distorted. Sort of like looking through a kaliedoscope with 4 quadrants -
"-bpp 24" failed because you tried to use 24 bpp, which is horribly
broken. We use 32 bpp, depth 24.
> kind of reminded me of the 70s ;-). Running Xconfigurator & stting up only a
> 16 bit mode, or only a 24 bit mode would cause X to fail with a default 8 bit
> mode not configured (more or less) message. I've gone back to the first rpm
> now, but Ill try anything else you can suggest.
Worked fine here. That error msg doesn't make any sense, can you paste
what it says?
--- Tom Rini (TR1265) http://gate.crashing.org/~trini/
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