Subject: Re: Color X
To: Richard Massey <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 02/06/2002 05:09:05
On Wed, 6 Feb 2002, Richard Massey wrote:

> I'm running 1.5.2 on a Q650 with max Vram and 40MB ram.
> I believe I should get 16bit color (thousands) using the OSFA derived color
> server but I think I'm just getting just 256 colors (or less).
> Interestingly on startx I get a couple of screenfuls of error messages
> about colours not being defined.
> Amaya works fine with standard backround and icon colors but images are all
> pastelized as if there is a markedly reduced color pallate available.

Do you have the Booter set to change the resolution and colors before
you boot into NetBSD? That X server doesn't know how to change them
the way the XFree86 X server's do. Make sure to pick only settings
that work under Mac OS.