René Thol wrote:
> > Don't bother. Try to get 4.0.2 working. Or at least 4.0.1 from SuSE. Look
> > at the suse/ppc/X directory on your favourite SuSE mirror, use 'rpm -Uhv'
> > to install RPMs (add --nodeps and --force as needed).
> There are 3 x dirs within the suse/ppc/7.0/suse tree. Last time I got all of
> the files which belongs to XFree (and more, like the if* files) and
> installed them.
> But I could not say if they were used be X or if still the old parts were
> running (did not know the log-file hint!). I think the parts within the x1
> dir should be enough, but I don't know!
> I also could not recognize speed increase or similar,
Because there is still no hardware acceleration except for ther B/CVisionPPC
> I'd say X became even more unstable.And: SAX did not work any longer
> (perhaps cause I installed also the version for XFree4, but that did not run
> on my Linux?! SAX started always, the screen became white and ... I had to
> press Ctrl-Amiga-Amiga in order to get out of this mess!!). For this (the
> SAX-) reason I think that it will give confusion again if I install the
> XFree86-4 parts on my Linux.
Just don't run SaX. ;)
> Thats are the reasons which prevent my from a new try of XFree4
> installation! But If I'll do it anyhow, do I have to replace the XF86Config
> in /etc with the XFConfig-4 or not?
/etc/X11/XF86Config or /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
> By the way: Did you also install the Xloader with XFree86-4?
Yes, that's where the actual X server binary is.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast \ XFree86 and DRI project member