Bug#392983: X Error of failed request: BadMatch (invalid parameter
allomber at math.u-bordeaux.fr
Sat Oct 14 22:10:28 UTC 2006
On Sat, Oct 14, 2006 at 11:50:24PM +0200, Julien Danjou wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 14, 2006 at 11:40:31PM +0200, allomber at math.u-bordeaux.fr wrote:
> > Your Visual does not support PseudoColor, this is not koules fault, even
> > if PseudoColor support is rare this day, so I don't think this is RC
> Ok, thanks for the explanation.
> Why a recent nvidia card (geforce 6200) would not support PseudoColor ?
> You scare me.
It is not your card, but your X server. You can configure your X
server to run in PseudoColor (256 indexed colors) instead
of TrueColor (2^16 or 2^24 fixed colors), just start it with -depth 8.
PseudoColor was the norm on older hardwares where the video card has only
enough RAM for 8bit per pixel colors.
PseudoColor allows you to do very fast color cycling, try the starfish
screensaver (in xscreensaver), it is much nicer in PseudoColor than in
Oh, and I am not the maintainer, I will not close the bug.
Bill. <ballombe at debian.org>
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