6.2 & nvidia x11 driver: weird 16bpp/24bpp colorspace damage
dminor at houston.rr.com
Mon Jan 15 23:24:18 UTC 2007
> Update: after some research I've determined natre of this color
> distortion. It seems like card interpretes each RGB8 value (24 bits, 8
> for each color component) as RBG4 (12 bits, 4 bits for each component,
> red-blue-green order).
> Thus, color which is 0xFF0000 (red) looks like magenta onscreen (red =
> 0xF, green = 0x0, blue = 0xF) and so on.
> Doesn't anyone have any problems with nvidia driver on 6.2-RELEASE?
Yes but my problem with the nvidia driver is because the
new version in ports no longer supports the card in my laptop
(GForce4 440 go). X log says to use the old 96xx version of
Wishful thinking: Too bad there isn't an nvidia-driver-legacy port.
> PS. Here's related thread on nvidia's forum:
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