Nvidia Riva 128

Gavin McCullagh gmccullagh at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 09:16:04 UTC 2007


On Sat, 06 Oct 2007, Robert Arkiletian wrote:

> On 10/6/07, Stefano Rivera <ubuntu-edubuntu-devel at rivera.za.net> wrote:
> > I'm having trouble with a thin client containing a Riva 128. It used to
> > work with Ubuntu <= feisty
> >
> All my clients are riva 128. They will NOT work with 16 bit color.
> It's a limitation of the nv driver and the hardware. Try "man nv" and
> you should see the man page explicitly say the riva 128 won't do 16
> bit color. You have to set them to use 24 bit color. In k12ltsp you
> would have to edit /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf but I don't know how to
> do it in Edubuntu.

Assuming this is the answer to the problem, to set the colour depth you do
indeed edit /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf, find out the mac address of the
client you want to apply the setting to and put a couple of lines like


There should be an example lts.conf file here:



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