Subject: Re: working X11 patches for cats
To: Nick Hudson <>
From: Stephen Borrill <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 07/30/2002 09:25:18
On Tue, 30 Jul 2002, Nick Hudson wrote:
> On Sunday 28 July 2002 12:20 pm, Chris Gilbert wrote:
> > Actually turns out this patch works fine, I was trying to push the gx
> > card at a resoultion it didn't like in some way, dropping from 1152x968
> > to 1024x768 and the gfx problems went away.  As for the keyboard adding
> > the Option "XkbDisable" to the keyboard section seemed to make the
> > keyboard work, still needs to be investigated as without xkb I've got a
> > gb keyboard but getting US chars from it 8)
> OK, I built and run this on my CATS with and S3 ViRGE/DX or /GX (see the log 
> attached)
> Keyboard works fine and I'm not getting any coruption.

It was always pretty unclear whether Xkb did actually cause any problems.
Back in 1999 Xfree86 was hacked to force it to not be compiled in, but
switching it back on caused no problems for me on the same S3 ViRGE.