Subject: Re: Sun Ultra 5 UltraSPARC systems for $1,995
To: None <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 10/06/1999 15:42:30
On Wed, 6 Oct 1999 wrote:

# > No numbers, but it runs solaris okay.  Will only take a maximum of 512M of
# > memory.  256 color display (probably a limitation of the solaris frame
# > buffer device driver for the mach64 chipset display).
# On a low-cost box like this, it is more likely to be a limitation on
# the amount of frame-buffer RAM provided.
# NOTE that according to the Sun Web pages, the Ultra 5s support 24bit
# depth at 1152x900; and drop to 8bit at 1280x1024.  (No 16bit is probably
# a driver restriction.  But traditionally, few X11 apps have supported
# 16bit anyway.)

How does one change the resolution to handle 1152x900?  I'd gladly take
a slightly smaller screen in favour of the increased depth!

# -Pat

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