Solved

My poor video card cirrus logic5430

Posted on 1997-12-14
1
296 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
My video card is cirrus logic 5430 pci with 1mb dram.
i have installed the redhat4.2 but when i finish install
i found that i can only use 256 color and 800x600 under xfree86,and i have tried the command Xconfigurator , it is no useful, what can i do:( i have read doc README.cirrus but get nothing.
0
Comment
Question by:stormer
1 Comment
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
bjacobs earned 100 total points
ID: 1631025
stormer,
Use startx -- -bpp 16 to get 16 bit color but this will reduce your resolution. You need to add memory to your card or get a new card to get a higher resolution and more colors.
Bob
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

Over the last ten+ years I have seen Linux configuration tools come and go. In the early days there was the tried-and-true, all-powerful linuxconf that many thought would remain the one and only Linux configuration tool until the end of times. Well,…
Linux users are sometimes dumbfounded by the severe lack of documentation on a topic. Sometimes, the documentation is copious, but other times, you end up with some obscure "it varies depending on your distribution" over and over when searching for …
Learn how to navigate the file tree with the shell. Use pwd to print the current working directory: Use ls to list a directory's contents: Use cd to change to a new directory: Use wildcards instead of typing out long directory names: Use ../ to move…
This demo shows you how to set up the containerized NetScaler CPX with NetScaler Management and Analytics System in a non-routable Mesos/Marathon environment for use with Micro-Services applications.

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now