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Re: sparcstation 10 w/ X

On Sat, 18 Nov 2000, Jim Kovalchuk wrote:

> Hi, just installed potato on my sparcstation 10. Seems i cant run X in
> 16bpp mode. Is this a hw limitation ? Does my video buffer not have enough
> memory to run in 16bpp mode ? How do i find out what video buffer i have ? 

from the command line enter the command $ dmesg

the look for the line that begins with fb0:

Your card will either be 8 bit or 24 bit color.


Peter Firmstone.

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