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Re: xserver settings falcon ct60

On Sun, 10 Feb 2008, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > > I have just tried "vga2" and it says
> > > >
> > > > (EE) FBDEV(0): unsupported number of bits per pixel: 1
> > >
> > > And what does the sthigh mode result in?
> >
> > FBIOPUT_VSCREENINFO: Invalid argument
> That actually sounds a bit more familiar... ISTR something in the kernel
> framebuffer code explicitly forbids bpp=1 but that could be circumvented.
> Any recollection of that, Geert?

Sorry, I don't know what you're referring to. `bpp=1' works with amifb.

It would be nice to know _why_ it fails...

> It's a shame that X does not support 16bpp packed pixels ...

X should.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
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