XAllocColorCells has failed

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Tue Sep 6 18:53:26 PDT 2005

Peter J. Bismuti wrote:

> It seems that linux does not have a PseudoColor visual of any kind.  This is 
> news to me.

You are only likely to have a PseudoColor visual if the server is
using a bit depth of 8 or less. Most people run their X servers at 16
or 24 bpp, where a PseudoColor visual is unlikely to be available.

Try starting the X server with the "-depth 8" option.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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