can not allocate any read/write color cells

Markus Neteler neteler at
Wed Apr 12 08:37:47 EDT 2000


to check the current settings of your video
 - start X
 - run: xdpyinfo

Please tell me what you get (especially "color depth").

Note: Today I have put an XDRIVER update in CVS (for GRASS 5 beta7)
      written by Carl Anderson. He updated to run the XDRIVER
      on various platforms with various color depth without

On Tue, Apr 11, 2000 at 06:22:06PM -0400, Horacio wrote:
> I just upgraded my video card + monitor but can't get to display any
> graphic in grass...
> I get the following error:
> GRASS: > d.mon start=x0
> can not allocate any read/write color cells
> I'm sure that it is a very simple thing about the card setting or
> somthing... can somebody tell me what i should do to get the display
> work?
> I'll appreciate any help.... and will sum.
> Thanks,

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