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 email@example.com 843-745-3154
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.
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