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Re: 16bpp in X

On Sat, 11 Jan 1997 06:54:37 PST Brad Bell (maximill@u.washington.edu)

> i can make X run with 16bpp, no problem, by typing (as someone has noted)
> 'startx -- -bpp 16'
> the question is - how do i make 16 bpp the default (i.e. xdm starts up
> when i boot, but only in 8 bpp)

This has nothing to do with the XF86COnfig file. Edit the /etc/X11/xdm/Xservers files. You'll find the following line:

	:0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X

To be changed into:

	:0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X -bpp 16


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