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Date:      Thu, 6 Jun 2002 14:49:55 -0700
From:      "Tony Saign" <>
To:        "'Julian H. Stacey'" <>
Cc:        "'FreeBSD Mobile'" <freebsd-mobile@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: X4.2 Broken on 4.6RC?? 
Message-ID:  <000001c20da4$19470e80$6e01a8c0@frankenmobl>
In-Reply-To: <200206062118.g56LIK814466@king.jhs.private>

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I downloaded a snapshot today dated 06/05 and tried again...
This time it completed with no errors.
Tried the 4.6-RC2 CD I downloaded from
failed to install XFree86 4.0.2 during sysinstall.

Not sure what changed, but it does work with the snapshot CD :)


}-----Original Message-----
}From: owner-freebsd-mobile@FreeBSD.ORG 
}[mailto:owner-freebsd-mobile@FreeBSD.ORG] On Behalf Of Julian H. Stacey
}Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 2:18 PM
}To: Tony Saign
}Cc: 'FreeBSD Mobile'
}Subject: Re: X4.2 Broken on 4.6RC?? 
}"Tony Saign" wrote:
}> I've tried on 2 different laptops to install X4.2 (From sysinstall or
}> ports) without success.
}> Is anyone else having this issue?
}Not tried on my laptops yet, but note:
}	XFree86 4.2.0. sysinstall now installs XFree86 4.2.0 instead
}	of XFree86 3.3.6; the XFree86 installation now uses ``normal''
}	binary packages instead of the special tarballs in past
}	releases. The ports infrastructure now uses the XFree86
}	version 4 as the default version for satisfying dependencies.
}Not clear if yours is an install or config problem, but if config,
}maybe your laptop display chip might not be recognised by the new X ?
}Perhaps try /usr/X11R6/bin/ XF86Setup & SuperProbe ?
}We mobile owners will need to be more cautious than tower owners
}going from 4.5 to 4.6, as we won't have their possibility to swap
}out graphic cards with no longer supported chips.  I'm going to
}tread carefully with mine when the time comes, & perhaps need to
}delete 4.2 & install an old 3.3.6 if necessary.
}Julian Stacey		Munich Unix (FreeBSD, Linux etc) 
}Independent Consultant
}	Ihr Rauchen = mein allergischer Kopfschmerz !  
}Schnupftabak probieren !
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