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47097Re: XFree 4.1/2/3 driver issue

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  • Justin Alexander
    Jun 1, 2004
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      Oh in the intrest of completness 4.3 seems to suport XRender. Which
      is good news for those of us who like *fonts*! (also nice for that
      day long in the future when we get truely transparent windows in X)


      --- In linux@yahoogroups.com, "Justin Alexander" <jkareg@h...> wrote:
      > Good info to know. Thanx.
      >
      > I deapend my research (ie RTFM) and found that the Savage series is
      > utterly unsuported by the wonderfull folks at VIA/S3 (oh for the days
      > when I worked down the street and could have chucked rotten tomatoes
      > at them).
      >
      > 4.2 and latter include support for XVid acceleration, but not 3D or
      > MPEG :(
      >
      > Oh well, to much eye candy rotts your brain. Thanks for the help.
      >
      >
      > --- In linux@yahoogroups.com, Godwin Stewart <gstewart@b...> wrote:
      > > On Tue, 01 Jun 2004 11:24:06 -0000, "Justin Alexander"
      > > <jkareg@h...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > I woulf LOVE to change the video chip. But it's a laptop (T23)
      and to
      > > > the best of my knoledge there is no way to swap that out.
      > >
      > > BTW, XFree86 4.4 *does* support acceleration on the S3 savage:
      > >
      > > http://www.xfree86.org/4.4.0/savage.4.html
      > >
      > > --
      > > G. Stewart -- gstewart@b... -- gstewart@s...
      > > Registered Linux user #284683 (Slackware 9.0, Linux 2.6.6)
      > > --------------------------------------------------------------
      > > Sign spotted outside a second hand shop:
      > > WE EXCHANGE ANYTHING - BICYCLES, WASHING MACHINES, ETC.
      > > WHY NOT BRING YOUR WIFE ALONG AND GET A WONDERFUL BARGAIN?
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