[ltp] X Server 32bpp on ThinkPad 770ED

Martin Fluch linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Sat, 7 Apr 2001 01:42:32 +0300 (EEST)


why do you want to have 32bpp? Dou you use a monitor? On a LCD display you
won't see so many colors, not even 16bps (at least on my TP 770). It just
will make X slower...


On Fri, 6 Apr 2001, sgambare@libero.it wrote:

> Hi all, I install twice my Mandrake 7.2 with kernel 2.2.17-21mdk-fb,
> and after I understand that without framebuffer I couldn't use X
> server, I try some different resolution, but only 102x768 15 bpp
> works!
> I have my hard disk partitioned in two: Windows 98SE and Linux
> Mandrake 7.2. Under Win98SE I succeed to use 1024x768 32 bpp, so I
> think I succeed to use the same resolution under linux....but I
> caouldn't....

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