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Old 09-25-2004, 10:09 PM   #1
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Switching From Xorg to Xfree86 4.3.0


Since I own an ATI card and i wish i had 3D. I'd like to know your guys ideas on Switching Xorg 6.8.1 to XFree86 for 3D Support. Anyway Tell me what ya think.
 
Old 09-25-2004, 11:21 PM   #2
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You don't need to go back to xfree86 to get the ATI drivers to work. Just install them as normal, configure as normal, compile as normal, and then rename /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 to /etc/X11/xorg.conf. You should be flying at this point (has not failed for me yet!).
 
Old 09-26-2004, 12:32 AM   #3
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i'v tryed that, 3D doesn't work and Xorg 6.8.1 changed alot from the XFree86 packages.
 
Old 09-26-2004, 02:18 AM   #4
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Just remove all packages starting with x11 and install 9.1 X packages starting with xfree86 (of course, do this from a console without X running ).

Quick link: http://mirror.switch.ch/ftp/mirror/s...1/slackware/x/

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Old 09-26-2004, 09:24 AM   #5
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thanks man, I want some 3D so i can kick people's buts in Wolfenstein: ET on slack :P. Anyway Thanks Again.
 
Old 09-26-2004, 11:38 PM   #6
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Running ATI Radeon 9200 SE and Radeon 9000 Pro on Slack 10's Xorg server without problems.. See you on ET

Seriously, you shouldn't be having problems. More than likely it's not the X servers fault, but something you've done or not done.

--Shade
 
Old 09-27-2004, 02:00 PM   #7
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dang it, XFree broke half my apps. Also Shade, My Main prob is even tho the drivers install and run, when i try and do anything 3D..... they well, stop working.
 
Old 09-27-2004, 02:48 PM   #8
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Ok, Last Time I tryed using these drivers was with BoneCrushers SATA Kernel, i just installed them on the 2.4.27 SATA kernel form slackware-current. They are working pretty well right now. I'm gonna give Wolf: ET a test drive (dling now). btw, i switched back to Xorg 6.7.0....
 
  


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