On Fri, 12 May 2000, Noel Carroll wrote:
> > (something to do with XFree 24bpp mode being a hack in some way..)
> How does XFree86 4.0 fare in that regard?
no idea. probably better, but i don't know.
oh, and by hack i didn't mean bad code, but more design compromises in
which visuals they'd support at various servers bpp's.
> I'd install it but I've heard
> its buggy,
depends on your video card i think. the non-hardware specific stuff is
quite stable from what i've read. The hardware module (there's only one
X server in XF4, the hardware drivers are dll's) for the Matrox cards is
also quite stable afaik..
so depends on your card. (i think kate's been running xf4 for a while now,
> or at least it was at the time the major distro's were burning
> their wares.
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