[CLUG] linuxconf over X
peter at silmaril.ie
Thu Feb 10 22:51:23 GMT 2000
On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, you wrote:
> It should work. I just tried running Linuxconf off a RH61 box to my own
> RH61 box and it worked no problem. What colour depth is the client
> running at? Linuxconf needs 256 colours I think. At 16 colours it barfs.
> At the worst, try change the X client to 256 colours and see if that
The X client is only 256 col anyway, as I couldn't find a setting for
it which it would support at more than 8bits. Really stupid,
considering it's a brand new 450MHz Dell.
The users' X server is running on a 2-year-old 200MHz PC with a
reasonable 1024x768 screen, probably set to Hi-Color.
Interesting concept that X will crash your app if the colour depth
doesn't match the server's. An error message would seem to be a more
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