What to do about apps that require 256-color mode?
dank06 at kegel.com
Mon Jan 1 18:43:31 CST 2007
My son got a cd-rom game for xmas, so of course
I tried it in Wine. It installs fine, but the app just
hangs unless you started X with -depth 8.
(And even then the colors are all wrong, but that's
a different problem.)
X's randr extension was originally going to allow
switching screen resolutions, but they pulled
that feature (see
So what's Wine to do? Can we somehow tell Wine
to emulate 256 color mode for particular apps?
That seems to be what the X folks want us to do,
guessing by the randr paper.
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