Re: Xfree86-3.3 and S3V
Bob Clark wrote:
> A couple of months ago I convinced a friend
> (firstname.lastname@example.org) to change over from slackware to debian;
> and in turn convinced some other people to do the same. He
> was impressed (as I knew he would be) with debian until...
> he upgraded to Xfree-3.3, now X no longer works. He's got
> an S3V card and I remember seeing other posts to this list
> about similar problems. The archives at ftp.debian.org
> don't have July postings yet and I didn't find anything in
> the June archive.
> Would someone be so kind as to post (re-post?) some possible
> solutions. I thought a downgrade to 3.2 would do the trick
> but it seems the 3.2 pakages are gone.
Try redoing 'xf86config'. I have an s3 (#9 771) card and X did not work
first time for me. All I did was go through xf86config and save it as
normal and it worked. Seems to go a bit faster as well, maybe the
definitions of the card(s) have been improved ??
John Stevenson 3rd Yr BSc Soft. Eng.
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