Re: startx from 22.214.171.124-8
On Wed, Jun 23, 1999 at 10:57:31PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> recently I upgraded to potato including XFree86 126.96.36.199-8 packages.
> I wonder how to invoke startx to get 16 bpp. Usually I did
> startx --bpp 16
Shouldn't this be 'startx -- -bpp 16'? This works for me:
(**) SVGA: Using 16 bpp, Depth 16, Color weight: 565
> but I get strange results when displaying certain images. By the
> way: Is there any tool which shows information about the current
> display stat (especially which color depth)? Former the output
> on stderr showed me, if I used 16 bpp but now this information seems
> to be left out. Moreover, do I have to change startx if I want to
> set 16bpp as default color mode or is there a /etc/X11/* configuration
> file responsible (if so which one and what to change there).
> I think such really basic informations should be noticed under
> /usr/doc/. Or am I to stupid to find it there???
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