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SubjectRe: Dead Machine & 2.1.131
On Sat, 5 Dec 1998, David Feuer wrote:

> I get the impression that it is dangerous to run normal XF86_SVGA when the console
> is fbcon. Is this correct? It works for me, but if there are hidden dangers, I'll
> stop using FBCON.

I think it's time I talked. I have been using XFree86 3.3.3 *and*
fbcon/vesafb/matroxfb for a week now. No problems.

> Also: I tried XFree86-3.3.3. When I ran the X server (XF86_SVGA) it worked fine,
> but any other way just claimed to be starting and then sat there. I think there is
> something wrong with the Xwrapper in 3.3.3, but I'm not sure.

There are *NO* problems anywhere with 2.1.131 with XFree86 3.3.3. There
are problems if you do not have it set up correctly but once you have it
set up right, it all works. 100%. I mean it.

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Linux tahallah 2.1.131 #65 SMP Thu Dec 3 18:36:23 EST 1998
Two Intel Pentium Pro 166MHz processors, 331.78 total bogomips, 48M RAM
System library 2.0.105

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