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Re: getting external monitors to work with 15" powerbook

On Wed, 2003-05-28 at 15:51, John Leach wrote: 
> The only thing that makes a difference is changing the color depth.
> At 24 bit everything has a yellow tinge (removing Blue)
> At 16 bit everything is a bit more random, but mostly pink/purple.
> (removing Green)
> At 8 bit everything looks fine until you start opening applications
> (with new colours) that change the palette.  This just starts shuffling
> colours around randomly as you change focus.

Are the colors in the focussed window correct though? If so, that's
normal behaviour of switching between several private colormaps.

> http://www.johnleach.co.uk/documents/powerpc/XFree86.0.log.dri
> This is the "dri-trunk" packages, with 2 monitors, producing the yellowy
> tinge.

For one thing, behaviour is undefined if you mix Option "UseFBDev" and

Earthling Michel Dänzer   \  Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast  \     http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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