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Re: X with 16 Bit ...



hi .. 

On Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 07:09:50PM -0500, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
>> I want to configure my X with 16 Bit on my IBook2 with aty128 for
>> running opengl with 1024x786 pixels.
>> 
>> But after that, I saw, X felt back to 15 Bit and my screen was green.
>> 
>> How can I fix it?
>You can never fix 16-bit color. It is not possible to display
>any shade of grey while in 16-bit mode, excepting black and white.
>Look at the bits! I'll put the most-significant bit on the left.

Hmmm

>I'll pick a 6-bit green value, in binary. 001101 looks good.
>Now what do you want for 5-bit red and blue, 00110 or 00111?
>You get either this:

snip

but with linux-2.4.17-pre2-ben0 it works .. I have 16Bit, great colors
and OpneGL .... 

	All ist fine!

Otherwise .. Did you try the kernel-patch?

	Greetings


		Jan
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