Subject: Re: Multia Display problems
To: Michael Degnan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alex <xela@MIT.EDU>
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.
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