Subject: Re: 3.0 video question - looking for facts
To: None <email@example.com>
From: bob <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/25/2006 19:30:40
Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2006 at 06:56:13PM -0500, bob wrote:
>>It is winter here, and actually cold so I am playing with my alpha again. Last
>>week I loaded 3.0 on my LX164 box. It has an ATI Radeon 7000 PCI card
>>installed. I would like to use a graphical interface. I would like to use X11.
>>I would like to know, factually, which way I should go - X11R7, or Xfree86
> I am using 4.5 with an older ATI Rage XL and it works fine in 24-bit
> depth. 4.4 works also fine. 16-bit had some problems.
>>I realize there are various positions and stories on which is better, but I
>>want to know which one will work. I assume I will have to build from source.
>>The pkgsrc file does not seem to point to a prebuilt binary for alpha, but I
>>have not checked out the binary builds that TIm has been doing, I will do that
> I can provide you with my 4.5 binary.
Thanks for the offer, let me see if I can get this to build and when I
give uyp, I will ask about the binary.
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