[x11] Re: Color banding in 24-bit mode

John Klingler john at jupiter.com
Fri Feb 16 11:09:37 PST 2007

Why not just write a little C program and generate your own?
It's only a few lines of code.

Grant wrote:

>> > Does anyone else see banding in the upper right hand area of this 
>> graphic:
>> >
>> > http://www.gentoo.org/images/backgrounds/gentoo1600x1200.jpg
>> >
>> > On my laptop running 24-bit color the banding is ridiculous, and on
>> > the desktop running 24-bit color connected to an HDTV via DVI I see
>> > very slight banding.
>> On my laptop there is possibly very faint banding. But I'm being told
>> its there and am looking for it, so this isn't exactly a great test.  If
>> it's there it's incredibly subtle on this screen.
> Does anyone know of an image online that has a slight gradient and
> shouldn't display any banding at all?  That would be a good way to
> determine if I have a true 24-bit color depth.
> - Grant
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