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Old 02-03-2004, 08:07 AM   #1
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howto change standard X depth


I'm having some problems getting the nvidia drivers to work.

I checked my xfree log which says that opengl can't work under a depth of 8bit. I commented out those lines of setting 8bit depth in /etc/X11/XF86Config but X still wants to use a 8 bit depth. Now X doesn't want to start up: No display subsection in Screen section "Screen0" for depth/fbbpp 8/8. Screen found but none have usable config.

How can I make X use a default depth of ie 24?

thanks for your replies
Old 02-03-2004, 09:00 AM   #2
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nevermind, i found the option:
DefaultColorDepth x


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