Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Inspiron 1100 XFree 4.4.0
- John Whelan had this to say:
> perhaps its not kde 3.2 ( it may be 3.2.1 ) but it had major issuesHi John
> with xfree 4.3.0. from what I had heard, to get it to work correctly
> it needed Xfree 4.4.0. My information may well be inaccurate.
> I am running the 845 patch, interesting that XFree 4.4 fixes the need
> for that. since i'm all linux on this laptop its unlikely that I
> will ever upgrade the bios.
> thanks for the Info.
KDE 3.2.2 is available (working) in Debian unstable, with XFree86 v4.3.
I'm not sure what issues xfree86 v4.4 would fix.
Also, if you want to update your BIOS to the latest (A29) - which
doesn't need the 845patch - you can use the instructions here:
You don't need MS Windows to apply the update.