Re: i386-ELF-xquake-1.06 (was Re: Strange 2.1.11 bug)

Derrik Pates (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 08:37:43 -0700 (MST)

On Thu, 28 Nov 1996, Hocus Pocus wrote:

> >> anyone know if they will ever get this thing to run on > 8bit displays?
> >> kinda sux booting X in 256 color mode just to play quake..
> >>
> >Simple: use the standard VGA server (16 colors)
> Or Mono server. It works fine.

Why in the world would you use 16 color/mono X servers for playing Quake?
He said > 8bit (greater than 8 bit), as in high/true color displays.

Derrik Pates

"What'll you two lovable plush toys have?"
"How 'bout a root beer popsicle and an Orange Julius? What about you,
"Dishwater! And put it in a dirty glass!"
-Sam & Max
"Fair Wind to Java"