Subject: Re: 3.0 video question - looking for facts
To: bob <email@example.com>
From: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/26/2006 01:05:29
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.