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Re: Platinum palette weirdness

On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Josh Huber wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 06:14:00PM +0100, David Given wrote:
> > I've finally managed to find a Mac <> VGA adaptor. After fiddling with the DIP 
> > switches I've finally managed to get this rather nice Belinea monitor running 
> > at 1152x870 in 8-bit mode.
> > 
> > Unfortunately, the palette is gibberish under X. Everything appears in shades 
> > of yellow. If I force xv to do perfect-colours, then the palette doesn't 
> > change when I move the mouse pointer into the window; so I suspect that 
> > something's ignoring all palette-change commands.
> > 
> > This is a Mac 8200/120, Platinum chipset, BootX with no video driver, 
> > framebuffer X.
> I could be wrong, but I think the OF fb driver doesn't allow palette
> changes.  I could be wrong though...

Offb indeed doesn't, except for ATI cards. Please use the platinum video
driver instead of `no video'.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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