[wine] Re: Getting DirectDraw to work

Henk Poley hpoley at dds.nl
Wed Mar 24 02:08:05 CST 2004

David Lee Lambert wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 09:36:22PM +0100, Ivan Leo Murray-Smith wrote:
> I got the nVidia drivers and installed them,  and now I get the splash
> screen when gdm starts.  However,  the application in question still
> complains that it can't use DirectDraw.  It uses 256 colors and X is using
> 16-bit color;  could this be part of the problem?

The global option is:
; Color depth to use on multi-depth screens
;;"ScreenDepth" = "16"

I guess that's in bits, so you need "ScreenDepth" = "8"

According to this Wine traffic document:
it's _not_ a per app option. So all programs will run at that screen depth.

        Henk Poley <><

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