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Re: Debian on an iBook - colourdepth

On Fri, 14 Jul 2000 13:16:51 +0200, Matthias Pfisterer wrote:

> Hi, don't know about the virtual screen size, but managed to get the
> color depth: You have to set the color depth in /etc/X11/XF86Config:

That's what I meant by "I can only set it to 8" - if I use 16, 24 or
32 in XF86Config, startx doesn't start X.

I'm guessing that the huge virtual screensize is automatically chosen
to "use" all of the video-ram, but I'd rather use it for colourdepth :-)

> My system: PowerBook Pismo, kernel 2.2.15pre19, XFree 3.3.5,
> XF86_FBDev.

Mine: iBook, 2.2.17pre9-ben1, XFree 3.3.6 & FBDev.

I think I'll give XFree 4 a whirl...

  Best wishes,

 "You must be a sad bastard to like it"                       Adam Sjøgren

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