[rescue] Weird Silicon Graphics o2 graphics issues

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Wed Oct 1 18:21:25 CDT 2003

On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 11:18:55PM +0200, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> On 2003.10.01 22:01 Phil Stracchino wrote:
> > Well, you're being more than slightly unfair there by picking as your
> > example a window manager legendary for its bloat. 
> I just wanted to be a litle zealot. ;-) 

You wanted to be a *little* zealot?  Easy:  Kneel down.  :)

> > Also, just because most Linux distributions using most display cards
> > will configure X for TrueColor by default if TrueColor is supported on
> > that card, does not mean that Linux is TrueColor-only. 
> Yes. What I wanted to point out was that many "Linux Kids" are grown up
> never looking onto a 8 bit display. So they sometimes forget about such
> things. 

A valid point.  Ah, these days of luxury....  I remember when 128MB
of RAM was about three metric assloads of RAM for a *Netware server*,
let alone for a video card.

(ObPython:  "And it was uphill both ways, and we LIKED it!")

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