Subject: Re: Multia Display problems
To: Michael Degnan <>
From: Alex <xela@MIT.EDU>
List: port-alpha
Date: 02/22/1998 22:27:14
> > I just installed NT 4.0 on a DEC Multia model VX-40*, running an Alpha 166.
> > There is a 2MB TGA video adapter onboard that I can only get to run at 256
> > colors.
> 	However if you are interested in running NetBSD on your Multia
> 	you've definitely come to the right place :)

Though running NetBSD won't help with this particular "problem".  The
8-bit color limit on the Multia is a deliberate design decision ---
that's part of why they cost so little.  You can learn this plus a lot
more from your hardware manual.


Carl Alexander
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