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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] How to get 7.1 down to 8 bit

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  • Stephen Lau
    Did you check your resolutions listed under 8bit to make sure they match up properly with what you had in 24 bit? -steve ... -- stephen lau :: [slau@ucsd.edu]
    Message 1 of 5 , Jul 11, 2001
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      Did you check your resolutions listed under 8bit to make sure they match up properly with what you
      had in 24 bit?

      -steve

      On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 01:18:19PM -0400, Allen, Robert wrote:
      > I need 8 bit to run our simulations for the govt. I tried to change the
      > Default Depth line, and after reboot I couldnt get to the login screen, It
      > would not start X, so i had to revert back to the 24bit settings. Any other
      > ideas??
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Stephen Lau [mailto:slau@...]
      > Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2001 12:38 PM
      > To: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [linux-dell-laptops] How to get 7.1 down to 8 bit
      >
      >
      > 8bit? Why would you want to? :)
      >
      > Anyhow, edit your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 and change the DefaultDepth line
      > under
      > the Screen section.
      >
      > -steve
      >
      > On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 10:16:38AM -0400, Allen, Robert wrote:
      > > Can someone please post some instructions on how to get RedHat 7.1 to
      > > display in 8bit mode. Thank you.
      > >
      > > -Robb
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --------------------------------------------------------------
      > > Please post your X config files in the group links or database
      > > FAQ: http://www.whacked.net/ldl-faq <http://www.whacked.net/ldl-faq> <
      > http://www.whacked.net/ldl-faq <http://www.whacked.net/ldl-faq> >
      > >
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      > --
      > stephen lau :: [slau@...] :: www.whacked.net :: ucsd/cse grad student
      > "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's
      > mouth and remove all doubt."
      >
      >
      > --------------------------------------------------------------
      > Please post your X config files in the group links or database
      > FAQ: http://www.whacked.net/ldl-faq <http://www.whacked.net/ldl-faq>
      >
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      stephen lau :: [slau@...] :: www.whacked.net :: ucsd/cse grad student
      "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt."
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