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Bug#168704: Xwindows server/fbdev palettes

On Mon, 2002-11-11 at 19:34, Adam Winiecki wrote: 
> Using fbdev as a graphics driver in 8-bit mode, the palette fbdev is using
> Is not compatible, leaving the screen a chaotic mix of colors.  Most
> importantly, white shows up as dark blue making the terminal very hard to
> read.

You are probably using OFfb or a broken version of radeonfb (cat /proc/fb).
Either way, this is not an X server bug.

> My PC is an iBook 600mhz with a Radeon Mobility M6 LY card.

The best solution would of course be to get XFree86 4.2.0 or later and
use the radeon driver, either get it from testing/unstable or from a
woody 'backport' or see
http://dri.sourceforge.net/snapshots/README.Debian .

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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