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Re: New XFree86-4.1.0-0.9.10 release available



On Fri, 10 Aug 2001, Keith Morse wrote:

>> >> Try ftp://ftp.redhat.com/redhat/linux/rawhide/i386/RedHat/RPMS/ and you'll
>> >> find .9.11 instead of .10.  And if you want DRI you'll want to upgrade your
>> >> kernel to 2.4.7 from rawhide as well.
>
>A minor nit to aid befuddled folks such as myself.
>
>	ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/rawhide/i386/RedHat/RPMS/

Correct.


>> >Thanks for the reference, I hadn't thought to take a look at
>> >Rawhide.  I've seen DRI talked about before, what is it?
>> 
>> The best explanation of DRI can be found at:
>> 
>> http://dri.sourceforge.net
>> 
>> They have oodles of info there.
>> 
>> Hope this helps.
>> TTYL
>
>
>A question.  The need for a newer kernel rev is to get DRI support only,
>or is required for this version of XFree86?  At this point "X no
>workee".  I just feel awfully nekkid without my trusty xterms, and besides
>it would be a shame to not have those dual P-III 1Ghz processors chewing
>on X server code.

Correct, the new kernel is for DRM only.  If you do not use the 
new kernel, you need to forcibly disable DRI or you may have all 
sorts of lockup problems.



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