Nouveau: 16bit Color Depth?
On Sun, 2012-01-29 at 13:46 +0100, Bastien Dejean wrote:
> I tried the nouveau driver and I noticed gradients were rough, I thought
> it might be related to the color depth but I didn't found any relevant
> option in the nouveau manual, so I tried passing depth parameters to
> startx but it didn't help.
> Any hints?
"Many modern desktop systems (Mac OS X, GNOME, KDE, Windows XP/Vista/7,
etc.) offer a 32-bit color option (given a suitably modern video card),
but in that context, 32-bit color refers to 24-bit truecolor with 8 bits
for an alpha channel. When switching to an 8/16/24-bit color option in
those systems, generally transparency/translucency effects are disabled,
and the only reduction in color depth is seen when going to 8/16-bit