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Re: not enough colors: I need 10 colors + 4 planes.

>>>>> "Karsten" == Karsten M Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com> writes:

    >> >> joost@localhost:~$ flying -pool
    >> >> not enough colors: I need 10 colors + 4 planes.
    >> >>
    >> >> I should be running 1024x768, 24 bit ...
    >> It's in fact too MANY colors for flying. Try changing to 8 bit.

    Karsten> xnest is your friend.

Sadly, this is not the case.  Xnest (at least in XF4) only gives you
the visuals the underlying X server supplies.

So, you can get Xnest to do 8bpp on a TrueColor X server only if the X
server supplies *both* visuals (8bpp and 24/32bpp) at the same time.

And there seems to be only one X server that does this: the one for
Matrox cards (G400 only I think... pretty certainly no chips older
than G200/400).

Bye, J

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