XFree86 3.3.5

Hugh Caley hcaley at loomer.com
Fri Sep 24 15:11:24 EST 1999

I had the same problem.  With experimentation I found out that 15 bpp and 32
bpp work, but not 16 and 24.  ??


> I installed Xfree86-3.3.5, and the configuration tools, ran Xconfigurator,
> and rebooted. After much messing with my rc.local script (my fault it turns
> out)for a while I was able to get back to a command line, and test X. It
> turns oput I can only startx in 8 bit color or I get either Failed with
> signal 11 or no valid modes errors. I noticed In the announcment message that
> the X server will no longer run in 32 bit, but I am trying 16 bit and 24 bit
> as suggested, but with no success. Any suggestions would be greatly
> apprecaited as 8 bit looks gross with WindowMaker.
> Thanks all!
> - --
> Neil Jolly
Hugh Caley, Unix Administrator
Babcock & Brown, San Francisco
hughc at babcockbrown.com

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