Re: colormapping

tsunari (tsunari@bellsouth.net)
Thu, 28 Jan 1999 12:39:19 -0600


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?).
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