Old XFree86 servers in RedHat 7.3

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Fri Mar 21 07:35:32 EST 2003

On Fri, 21 Mar 2003, Joel Pearson wrote:

> I have an old video card S3 Trio64V2/DX that works fine in XFree86 3.3.6 but
> doesn't want to work as easily in XFree86 4.x.x.  How can I tell RedHat 7.3
> to use XF86_S3 as the X server as opposed to X (4.2.1).  I've tried reading
> through startx, but I can't make it use the older XFree86 server.

You should find that X is a symlink to your X server (ls -l will show you)
-- that's the way it was last time I cared on a FreeBSD box about three
years ago.

Just do:
mv X X.old
ln -s XF86_S3 X

[Or something like that]



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