Re: where is xfree?
Sven LUTHER <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, Sep 24, 1999 at 02:16:06PM +0200, Stefan Berndtsson wrote:
> > Sven LUTHER <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > On Wed, Sep 22, 1999 at 03:09:42PM -0400, John Whitley wrote:
> > > > Sergio Brandano writes:
> > > > > My X still does not work. Then I checked for an update.
> > > > > I checked all the tree in potato but I could not find
> > > > > any file, exept the single file xfree86-common_3.3.5-1.
> > > > > Where is XFree?
> > > >
> > > > I noticed that the old xfree stuff vanished a coupled days ago when
> > > > the Debian XFree 3.3.5 packages were announced. I note that the
> > > > source debs have hit the mirrors...
> > >
> > > It is there now, i uploaded the binary packages yesterday.
> > I've tested this package on a PowerBook (Lombard series), and it gives
> > similar symptoms to the older version of the XF68_FBDev.
> > If I run without acceleration, everything works fine.
> > If I run with acceleration it works a while, but then the entire
> > server crashes.
> > If I run Xpmac (from the LinuxPPC RPM) it works fine with acceleration,
> > but it messes up my "font:VGA8x8" upon switching away from X.
> > If I run XF68_FBDev from ftp://devel.linuxppc.org/users/trini/XFree86-3.3.5/
> > it seems to work with acceleration (hasn't crashed yet).
> > Something isn't fully compatible with the debian patching and this machine.
> > 3.3.5 _does_ work better than 220.127.116.11, because 18.104.22.168 _always_ crashed when
> > it reinitialised the accel code when switching back from console to X.
> Are you saying that the previous 22.214.171.124-10 worked better for you than the
> recent 3.3.5-1.1 package i compiled yesterday ?
No, I'm saying the 3.3.5-1.1 works better than 126.96.36.199-10, however neither work
as well as the 3.3.5 from Tom Rini (just stole the binary from his .rpm).
> A no, i see you are speaking about Xpmac doing it better than XF68_FBDev, this
> simply mean that the linuxppc guys have worked more on this, and that there was
> no change to the fbdev to fix this problem. Please forward your complaints to
> the linux-fbdev mailing list who know more about this.
Well.. the linuxppc have worked more on this I assume, but Xpmac isn't really
relevant here. I'm currently using the XF68_FBDev stolen from the .rpm mentioned