Re: X working

Dan Burcaw (
Wed, 14 Apr 1999 22:27:26 -0600 (MDT)

On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Daniel M. Debertin wrote:

> Well, thanks to a kind poster, I reset my ranges for horizontal and
> vertical refresh, as well as the bit-depth in the "display" section of
> XF68Config. (Is is XF68 or 86? I always thought it was XFree86, but now
> I'm seeing XF68.....?). Seeing GNOME was a first for me -- very, very

It is 86, except for FBDev.. which is 68 ;)

> pretty and comfortable. Slow, Slow, slow. I wondered if it might be the
> wm, Enlightenment, but IceWM and WMaker were similarly slow, so I'm
> putting it down it using a non-G3 mac with only 16MB of RAM. I'm
> assuming, everyone, that YDL running on a "proper" Yellowdog-approved
> machine (i.e. a G3 or iMac) with acceptable amounts of memory can run
> the GNOME/E combination fast enough to be usable? Probably. Time to
> reture my poor 5400/200, I guess.
> Thanks for all your help --
> Dan Debertin


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