Subject: Re: CVS bloat?
To: Chris Gilbert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 01/11/2001 10:27:19
>> i ask because it seems that 4.0.2 is my *only* hope for getting x
>> working on my toshiba 7200.
>I had a similair issue with a voodoo 5, it's only supported under 4.0.x
>releases. It's worth reading the RELNOTES, it lists a few things that might
>be needed in the config/cf/host.def, eg if you've got perl it can do a few
>more fonts :) If you have freetype 2 installed you need to add a define in
>there to point to it (it's in pkgsrc) But yes you can just do make then make
>install and it will install.
i tend only to use three or four fonts, so more fonts i don't need. i
made a few changes myself, but i put them in site.def (mistakenly? it
works for me) instead of host.def.
>There's also a README.NetBSD file somewhere in the tree, try
>programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/doc. Other issues are things like if you've got
>xpm or Mesa packages installed you might have to rebuild they are now part of
>the X server. (pkgsrc is already supports xfree86 4, and has done for a
read that, too. still not much that actually affects me that i
haven't already done.
>I'm not sure if this is a generic thing or just the voodoo, but I seem to
>loose my consoles if I start up the xserver. They're still there, but they
>don't display if I try to switch back to them. (note that I'm working on
>configuring the X build to only do a wscons one.
i was getting something much worse that looks a lot better now. i'm
just wondering about the possibility (or ramifications) of
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