Beecher Rintoul akbeech at northwindcom.dyndns.org
Fri Jun 25 20:58:04 PDT 2004

On Friday 25 June 2004 07:32 pm, Jon Noack wrote:
> On 06/25/04 22:28, Sergio Carrillo wrote:
> > Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 06:53:45PM -0800, Beecher Rintoul wrote:
> >>> I have been using XFree86 for some time now, and it's time to do some
> >>> upgrades. I have heard that the new X.Org might be a better choice.
> >>> Does anyone have an opinion on it? With the time involved to compile
> >>> on a 400 MHz box, I thought I would ask before I just dove in.
> >>
> >> The x.org packages don't yet build on the cluster.
> >
> > I'm running it, the only problem is to deal with dependencies in some
> > ports (pkdb -F). I needed it to support radeon9600, but don't want to
> > install the Xfree-snap server:
> For what it's worth, I used the xfree86-snap server with no problems for
> several months on an ATI Radeon 9800 Pro.
> Jon

Thanks for the responses, I think I'll give it a try. FWIW, I've been running 
XFree86-4.4 cvsupped and compiled from their tree with no problems for about 
a month and a half. Now I need to uninstall and install an X port properly 
before my ports get totally out of sync. X.Org seems to be where things are 


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