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Re: 2.4.1 + XFree86 4 for i810

On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 10:35:13PM +0530, Sunny Holani merrily said:
> Nope. Never used them. However, what do you do about the existing
> /usr/bin/X11R6 when you upgrade to XF 4 ? I've tried both moving it to
> >I am using Xfree 4.0 with kernel 2.4.2. 
> My dream configuration. Can you tell me what you did? What distribution
> was it anyway? Did you do anything distribution specific? I dont have the
> luxury of Xconfigurator and stuff like that.

I took the easy way out ;) after a lot of frustating evenings. I use
RedHat. So all I did was to upgrade to RH7.0. Well, it upgraded
Xfree86 and I didn't have to worry about dependencies. I then took
kernel 2.4.1 from the last PCQ CD, downloaded the patch for 2.4.2 and
recompiled the kernel with all the AGP options on. Ofcourse
Xconfigurator helped ... but I am sure xf86config would do the same
work. i810 is part of the core XFree86-SVGA server now. 

I still have to upgrade the supposedly broken gcc though. :(

One weird thing though. The upgrade downgraded kde!! I had KDE2.0.1
earlier , and after install I found myself back with kde1. I had to
download KDE2.1 packages and install them again ...

yours grumblingly,

Sandip Bhattacharya 
sandipb @ bigfoot.com