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Old 10-20-2003, 08:02 AM   #1
rdjones
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Question Reverting back to XFree86 3.3.6


I have Slackware 9.1 on my lte 5250 notebook. I have found out that my video chip-set is not supported by versions of XFree86 higher than 3.3.6

It looks that the Slack 9.1 distro has vr. 3.3.6 in it. How do i change Xfree86 4.x.x to 3.3.6 ?

I'm a noobi at this Linux stuff so please don't assume I have any knowledge about what I'm doing.

Thank you for your time,
Robert

P.S. Why would XFree86 take a set backwards and drop support for a chip-set it once supported (Cirrus Logic)?

I tried to post the url at xfree86 but I don't have enough "points"
 
Old 10-21-2003, 12:57 AM   #2
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I'm pretty sure your chipset will still be supported, but maybe under a different driver than the one used in 3.3.6 -- what's the specific video card?

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