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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		doughera@lafayette.edu
    Dept. of Physics
    Lafayette College, Easton PA 18042

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