Re: Arrgh! Why did I wait so long?
On Fri, Sep 28, 2001 at 10:28:45AM -0500, David A. Rogers wrote:
| I have been postponing attempting to upgrade to testing on any of my
| computers because I've just got a regular modem and thought it would take
| too long. I finally bit the bullet this week. I've got a hand-me-down
| laptop that I'm putting Debian on. The problem is that under xfree 3.3.6,
| it only supports VGA16 bleeah. Rumor has it though, that xfree 4.0 supports
| it much better. So now I had real incentive to upgrade to testing.
Check out the frame buffer stuff. I found it to be really cool. It
works with pretty much any video card (VESA 2.0 compliant) and
configuring X is as trivial as telling it to use the frame buffer.
You also get a cool tux logo while booting and awesome screen real
estate in the console.