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Re: Q: Why 24 depth/not 32?

  I think there is separate display depth and framebuffer depth (maybe
there are other terms used instead of these, I don't remember exactly),
one is what you see (24 in my case, voodoo) and the other one is
internal representation on the card (32 on my system).


Jonathan Gift wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for getting back to me.
> I don't have that, but i do have an xdm.log, though I don't use xdm...
> Couldn't see any reference to depth.
> So I'm at 24? Or had i better go back to my XF86Config and change it to
> 24?
> Jonathan
> >
> > This threw me too.  This X 4, right?  Well, there's more than one 24
> > depth, including one at 32 bpp. Confused?  If you look at
> > /var/log/XFree86.0.log (or some such), you can peruse what it thinks.
> > There is no 32 depth anymore (though there are options for specifying
> > 32bpp in a couple places).
> >
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