> I'm running X11R6 in redhat linux and cant figure out how to setup the
> default color depth in X. I have a 2MB #9 FX motion771 (S3-968) graphics
> card and X runs fine in 1024x768 8bit mode. In XF86Config the res. mode
> have been set up for 8, 16 and 24 bit mode, but where does it say what
> mode to use?
> Please repond via email if possible to:
> thanks in advance...
> Rune Hansen
Under "section screen", enter
note that this is a new feature under 3.1.2G
For startx, you can use
startx -bpp 16
(or you can add it to the /usr/X11R6/bin/startx script:
change the line
Derek Paul Quek