[Xorg] Pixmap 24/32 on dual videocard system

Thomas Winischhofer thomas at winischhofer.net
Tue Jul 6 02:35:39 PDT 2004

Nils Breunese wrote:
> I just commented out the Pixmap Option in my xorg.conf to let X
> determine the pixmap depth values itself. Judging from Xorg.0.log it
> sets 24 for the SiS card and 32 for the nvidia one. But X won't start.
> (**) NVIDIA(0): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
> [...]
> (**) SIS(1): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 24
> [...]
> Fatal server error:
> Inconsistent depth 24 pixmap format.  Exiting
> This is not a Xinerama setup, so why does the server complain about
> inconsistent depth 24 pixmap format? I thought it did not matter when
> not in Xinerama mode?

Me too... I see Keith actually had a point ;)

> Then again, you're talking about trying the 'current driver'. I guess
> maybe that's not the one I got on my system.

As I said in my very first mail, I mean the driver from my website. You 
could use CVS as well, but I have pre-compiled binaries saving you the 


Thomas Winischhofer
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