Subject: Re: X server (FBdev) on Falcon
To: None <port-atari@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Thomas Gerner <>
List: port-atari
Date: 06/08/1998 18:55:22
On Sun, Jun 07, 1998 at 10:27:06PM +0100, chris_gray wrote:
> Given the speed (or lack thereof) at which the X server runs, I think
> uncompressed fonts would be better ...


>   in each of the subdirectories under /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts (or wherever):
>     gunzip *.Z (or gunzip *.gz, depending)
>     vi fonts.dir

Instead of vi one can use mkfontdir which builds a new file.

> P.S. it's bloody slow, ain't it?

Yes, indeed. At my Falcon I used X only with 2 colors. The color modes are really
unuseable slow.