Re: colormapping

Dave LaMothe (dlamothe@generation.net)
Thu, 28 Jan 1999 21:00:30 -0500 (EST)


That command should be startx -- -bpp 16
Dave.

On 28-Jan-99 tsunari wrote:
> If you just need to change your bpp when in X, type in startx --bpp 16 :)
> Hope that helps
> 
> Julie O'Donnell wrote:
> 
>> VUE = HP-VUE
>> HP's predecessor to CDE
>>
>> hmm your right that i have 8 bpp.
>> but I have not /etc/X11/X<anything>Config....
>> my xdyinfo says i can support 16 but has chosen 8 for the root
>> window depth. so looks like i should be able to change it
>>
>> i will dig for a config file, but if anyone has any suggestions
>> on where it might be....
>>
>> thanks for the help
>> jod
>>
>> :Could it be that your are running different bit depths in AS and VUE
>> :(btw, what is VUE?).  You can check your bit depth in X by using
>> :`xdpyinfo | grep depths'.  You should get a line like:
>> :
>> :  depths (1):    24
>> :
>> :where the last number on the line is usually your bit depth.  My guess
>> :is that you are in 8 bpp.  If so, fix your X configuration
>> :(/etc/X11/XF86Config?).
>> :--
>> :
>> : (__)  Doug Alcorn
>> : oo /  alcornd@earthlink.net
>> : |_/
>> :


28-Jan-99
21:00:30


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