Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Display Trouble w RH8.0 and Inspiron 5100
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> No, up2date doesn't do version upgrades, it does security upgrades and newJust download the XFree 4.3.0 source rpm (......src.rpm) and rebuild it on
> software installs. Red Hat only produces XFree 4.2.0 for RH 8.0. If you
> want XFree 4.3.0 upgrade to RHL 9.
your system, provided you have the kernel source package installed (should be
on your cd), then "rpmbuild --rebuild ......src.rpm" as root, see where the
new rpm is placed, generally /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386, and install it as you
would normally, i.e. rpm -Uvh ........i386.rpm.
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