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Re: latest pre-packaged kernel?

Hello !
On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 01:05:47PM -0400, Christopher C. Chimelis wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Jul 2001, Per Wigren wrote:
> > Remember to use XFree86 v3.3.6 and Kernel 2.2.19! 4.0.x and 
> > 2.4.x are very unstable on alpha. I haven't tested XF 4.1.x 
> > yet though...
> XFree86 4.0.x is also MUCH better on my alphas than prior
> versions.  Granted, S3ViRGE support sucks (it does on all archs,
> actually), but the V3, Millenium I, and Permedia2 are all running quite
> well with the newer XFree versions.  I'm still working on getting 4.1.0's
> tdfx driver with DRI to not sack out my machine, but that may be a problem
> with my libglide3-alpha package (which I maintain).

I second that. XFree86 4.0.3 (on 2.2.19 though) seems to be more
stable than 3.x versions. I could reproducible crash my machine by
switching to the console while TV capturing is on which no longer
happens on 4.0.3. This is with ATI 3DCharger.

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