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Re: X, mouse, oss.sgi.com?

On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 09:56:50AM -0500, Will Andrews wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 11:34:56AM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:
> > Because this is not Irix and X support is not as good as it is there.
> > Preliminary 24bpp support is in xfree86 cvs. Patches welcome.
> No need for the attitude, I was just asking if I'd somehow
Not a matter of attitude. It's just that X on the Indy is very far from
being as useful under Linux than it is under Irix.

> misconfigured something or needed a kernel tweak like I did just
> to get X to run on my card.  Obviously some code for Linux on
> Indys still has rough edges, not a problem.  I'd have thought
> XFree86 4.2.0 was in Debian unstable by now, but I guess that's
> not the case.  ISTR seeing a log of XFree86 4.1.199 somewhere
> (CVS pre 4.2.0) with 24-bit support.. so do you still need CVS
> or will 4.2.0 suffice?
4.2.0 is sufficient, but there are other problems, like non functional
GLX extension in 4.2.0.
 -- Guido

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