[SDL] Trying to paint fullscreen

Sam Lantinga slouken at devolution.com
Sat Jan 27 10:30:37 PST 2001

> Yes, I'm under X, configured to 1024x700x8bpp and I want to change to 640 
> with 16 bpp, full screen, in any X configuration.  

You are completely at the mercy of the video modes defined by the user
(or their Linux distribution).  Unless you are using the DGA driver,
which only works fullscreen with XFree86 4.0 and root privs, you also
cannot switch bit-depths on the fly.

See ya,
	-Sam Lantinga, Lead Programmer, Loki Entertainment Software

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