Re: asload uses too many colors

David Mihm (davemann@ionet.net)
Tue, 29 Sep 1998 01:42:01 -0500 (CDT)


On Mon, 28 Sep 1998, Stephen Loewinsohn wrote:

! 
! I wish I had noticed this before, but I think the real problem is that
! afterstep is still only detecting 8 bit collordepth. Even when I run startx
! -bpp 16 or higher, I get this message when afterstep starts up;
! 
! detected colordepth : 8
! 
! I have a fast graphics card (Matrox Millenium II) so I should be able to
! get more colors, right? If so please let me know how.

	Afterstep only detects the colordepth that X tells it.  You have
something incorrectly configured with whatever X-server you are running.
man XF86Config and search for DefaultColorDepth to see how to set the
default start-up colordepth.  If you are not running XFree86, then man
whatever X server you need to, to find this information - man Xaccel
search for Depth, for Accelerated-X.

HTH
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