Re: Low Colordepth

Francis GALIEGUE (
Sat, 26 Sep 1998 03:05:53 +0200

Stephen Loewinsohn wrote:
>         I am running afterstep in 8 bpp color depth, if I open Netscape and Xterm,
> my screen goes all funny. I'm certain my hardware is capable of greater
> than 8 bit color, so where do I change the color depth?

In XF86Config, you have to put DefaultColorDepth 8|15|16|24|32

But I cannot remember in which section...

Otherwise you may want to 'startx -- -bpp 16' or more


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