Re: Weird working of X
On Tue, 19 Sep 2000, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 19, 2000 at 02:14:13PM +0200, Ottavio Campana wrote:
> > I'm using windowmaker on my ss10 with a cg6 framebuffer. I've noted a
> You seem to only be supporting 256 colors.
[good explanation of palette shift omitted]
> palette, but it'll avoid the palette shift. However, since I've always had
> atleast 16bits (65k colors) when I use X, I'm not sure what the
> configuration is to change it (maybe email debian-x, if someone here
> doesn't know).
I'm pretty sure the 256-color limit is a cg6 Sun hardware limit and
there's nothing you can do to change it. (Certainly our Solaris 8
installations using the cg6 also only have 256 colors.)
Andy Dougherty firstname.lastname@example.org
Dept. of Physics
Lafayette College, Easton PA 18042