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Re: X setup help, please

On Sat Nov 18 18:10:07 2000 Alson van der Meulen wrote...
>On Sat, Nov 18, 2000 at 05:59:50PM -0500, Stan Brown wrote:
>> 	Seting up a recycled machine for Dabian Potato. Superprobe returns:
>> 	First video: Super-VGA
>> 	Chipset: Trident GUI 9680 (PCI Probed)
>> 	Memory:  1024 Kbytes
>> 	RAMDAC:  Trident Built-In 15/16/24-bit DAC
>> 	(with 6-bit wide lookup tables (or in 6-bit mode))
>> 	So what sort of resoloutin/color depth cobos should I be able to get? I
>> 	selected 24 bit color during install and would up with a truly horible
>> 	resolutin. Something like 480x360 or something :-(
>i get 800x600 for 16-bit and 1024x768 for 8-bit with a similar card, s3 trio64,
>1 mb vidram. 24-bit will probably do 640x480 (640*480*3 <= 1mb), you can calculate
>it yourself by multiplying the width with the height and with (color depth / 8),
>for example 800*600*2 (=800x600, 16 bit) = 960000 <= 1mb

	Cool. I think I'll try the 800x600 at 16 bit.

	Now what was the name of that nice friendly config program that ran at install
	time? It told me it's nae, but I forgoti it.

Stan Brown     stanb@awod.com                                    843-745-3154
Charleston SC.
Windows 98: n.
	useless extension to a minor patch release for 32-bit extensions and
	a graphical shell for a 16-bit patch to an 8-bit operating system
	originally coded for a 4-bit microprocessor, written by a 2-bit 
	company that can't stand for 1 bit of competition.
(c) 2000 Stan Brown.  Redistribution via the Microsoft Network is prohibited.

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