[ut2003io] Color depth

zakk zakk at timedoctor.org
Mon Sep 16 18:01:30 EDT 2002

On Mon, 2002-09-16 at 16:00, Daniel Borgmann wrote:
> Hello!
> First of all, great port of course. :) 
> In my everlasting quest to get some decent performance out of my 1000
> Mhz CPU (I already play without sound!), I'm wondering if the 16 bit
> option actually does anything. I see absolutely no difference and
> framerates also don't change when selecting 16 bit instead of 32 bit in
> the game. Also, I saw someone writing that he started his X server in 16
> bit mode to get faster FPS.
> Now I'm wondering, does the setting in the game actually do anything or
> do I really have to start the X server in 16 bit mode to get a lower
> color depth? 
> On a related note (but off topic), does anyone know how to enable vsync
> with XFree and Nvidia driver? I couldn't find any infos about this in
> the net (searching for vsync and xfree isn't very productive :/).
> Thanks,
> Daniel
X cannot change bit depth on the fly, so presumably, it's not changing
the textures so you don't have to get slow dithering, or whatever.
zakk at timedoctor.org

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