Myst (win 3.11) and 256 pallete display
nemesis-lists at icequake.net
Mon Mar 8 15:52:05 CST 2004
On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 11:30:48AM -0800, Duane Clark wrote:
> >>Do you have any Screen sections with Display sub-sections that have a
> >>"Depth 8"? If not, that may be the problem.
> >Would *all* of X have to be running in 8 bpp mode? Sounds like it,
> >but I don't know if there's a way to get around it.
> Let me clarify a bit. This appears to me to be a regression in Wine. It
> worked maybe 3 months or so ago (as a wild guess) with my current
> hardware, and I have not upgraded my X version or anything else related,
> except Wine (famous last words).
Okay, was just making a wild guess. Sometimes the distro's config
manager can get smart and rewrite things behind your back though.
> But it does not address the original problem, because for me Myst does
> run. It is just that the colors are now messed up. Since it worked not
> too long ago, that means X does not have to be in 8 bpp mode.
> For me, xdpinfo does indicate support for 8 bit color:
> screen #0:
> dimensions: 1600x1200 pixels (542x406 millimeters)
> resolution: 75x75 dots per inch
> depths (7): 24, 1, 4, 8, 15, 16, 32
> root window id: 0x46
> depth of root window: 24 planes
I don't have any 8-bit displays but xdpyinfo also reports those depths
for me. I'm not sure what to make of that. But it definitely is not a
good test to see if you have an 8-bit mode available it seems.
Ryan Underwood, <nemesis at icequake.net>
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