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Re: XFree86 4.1.0 with Potato

On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 07:47:53PM +1000, Andrew Nesbit wrote:
> hi ho... I will be installing Debian 2.2r3 (Potato) for the first time
> soon, but as I understand, it comes with XFree86 3.3.6. The problem is
> that I really need XFree86 4.1.0 (due to my NVidia GeForce2 MX).
> What's my best plan of attack? Should I install the base Potato
> system, and then just install 4.1.0 from the unstable package
> collection?

Try the packages here:


> (BTW, I might also want to use Perl 5.6 in the not-too-distant
> future... would this sort of upgrade require an upgrade of the base
> system from Potato to Woody?)

Yes, unless you install a private copy in /usr/local.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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