Re: Re: latest pre-packaged kernel?
XFree86 v4.0.x are all very unstable for me on my Alpha PWS
with an old Matrox Mystique 220 card. Random freezes every
2-30 minutes so I have to ssh to it and kill X.
I haven't tried v4.1.0 though. v3.3.6 is stable. Not VERY
stable, it still dies every 2nd/3rd day or so, but it's
> Hello !
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 01:05:47PM -0400, Christopher C.
> > On Tue, 17 Jul 2001, Per Wigren wrote:
> > > Remember to use XFree86 v3.3.6 and Kernel 2.2.19!
> > > 2.4.x are very unstable on alpha. I haven't tested XF
> > > yet though...
> > XFree86 4.0.x is also MUCH better on my alphas than
> > versions. Granted, S3ViRGE support sucks (it does on
> > 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
> stable than 3.x versions. I could reproducible crash my
> switching to the console while TV capturing is on which
> happens on 4.0.3. This is with ATI 3DCharger.
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