Bug 3917 - Xconfigurator won't list 32-bit modes if the server supports 8, 16, and 24-bit as well
Xconfigurator won't list 32-bit modes if the server supports 8, 16, and 24-bi...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: Xconfigurator (Show other bugs)
6.0
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Reported: 1999-07-06 11:10 EDT by Nalin Dahyabhai
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-23 12:17:13 EDT
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Description Nalin Dahyabhai 1999-07-06 11:10:11 EDT
This happends with an ATI Mach64 GB in a Dell Optiplex GX1.
The default display mode Xconfigurator offers is
1280x1024@32 bits, but if you turn that down only the 8-,
16-, and 24-bit modes are listed in the next screen.
Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-08-23 12:17:59 EDT
24bpp and 32bpp are internally treated the same by Xconfigurator.  It
will first try to determine a 32bpp mode, and if the driver doesn't
support it, it will use a 24bpp mode.  Therefore even if it describes
the "24 bit modes", the mode actually selected will be 32bit if
necessary.

A bit confusing, and could probably use some work, but Xconfigurator
is being rewritten anyway, so this problem will go away.
Comment 2 Pekka Savola 2000-01-17 03:50:59 EST
I got very confused about this too.  I'd recommend changing "24" bit to  "24/32"
bit as a quick workaround; this would at least give a hint that 32 bpp hasn't
just been forgotten.

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