Re: Changing to X.org (was XF86Config-4)
I tried Xorg with my Debian Sid laptop, a thinkpad 770x , and I found out
that the XV extension is buggy .
My laptop has Trident Cyber937DVD and I use 1280 x 1024 resolution and
whenever I use mplayer all i get is a garbage in a window. Whenever I use a
lower resolution like 1024x 768 ,video playback returns to normal..
I tried googling for this bug but I got nowhere so I just returned to
--- Lars <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> Couple of questions, before trying to change to x.org:
> 1) I found out no apt-get other than backport: deb
> http://people.debian.org/~nobse/xorg-x11/ sarge main
> What works best backport or http://x.org/ regarding dependencies?
> (synaptic-driver is also on backport)
> 2) What about xfs,gdm, everything. How much do i change, just
> xserver-xfree86 and xserver-xfree86-common?
> Any thing else? I found this:
> Tobias Krais wrote:
> > Hi Lars,
> >>>>Maybe you should switch to Xorg.
> >>Whats the difference? Og thanks..
> > Well, many things in detail and some features like the composite
> > manager. XFree Debian is getting old and X.org is far more dynamic. This
> > is the future. X.org already entered Sid.
> > Greetings,
> > Tobias
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