LINUXGAMES

XFree86 4.0.2

December 19th, 2000 by Alkini

Version 4.0.2 of XFree86 has been released. A full list of changes can be found in the release notes; the highlights include:

  • Mesa updated to the latest stable (3.4) release
  • Increased ATI support including: ATI Radeon driver adapter support added; Multi-head configuration support added; Non-Intel platform support improved
  • Improved DRI support for the ATI, 3Dfx, Intel, Matrox, SiS and Sun chips.
  • The DRI is now also available on Alpha platforms
  • Render support has been added. This extension to the X protocol, uniquely XFree86′s allows image composition and anti-aliasing text.
  • Significant enhancements to the Internationalisation support in Xlib
  • New xfs updates, including font path verification, and options.

As always, be sure to go through the README and Installation Notes before upgrading.

XFree86 4.0.2 Source and Binaries: ftp.xfree86.org/pub/XFree86/4.0.2/ (mirrors)

3 Responses to “XFree86 4.0.2”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Wasn’t this release supposed to have finally fixed all the DGA mouse problems, and make it “smoother”? Linuxquake.com made a bit of noise when this fix got into the 4.0.2 CVS. I’m surprised this isn’t mentioned in the release notes. The fix is still there, right?

  2. Anonymous Says:

    Where do I get rpm`s ?

  3. global C Says:

    For me, they work with 4.02
    But the problems with the TNT-chip and the Nvidia-3d-drivers remain…

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.