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Recommended update for XFree86

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(Last modified: 25MAY2005)


solutions Recommended update for XFree86 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5052b5ac0d7e2b286305280ff9f20130)

Applies to

Package: XFree86
XFree86-libs
XFree86-server
XFree86-devel
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-10129
Release: 20050525
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using XFree86 should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • Added fixes for VSW4 (part of LSB test suite, Bug #63301)
  • Added support for Intel 915GM gfx chip (feature document)
  • Added extra cache flush to ensure icache is coherent when modules are loaded; required for IA64 (Bug #75459)
  • Added support for ATI RN50/ES1000 gfx chip (Bug #73054)
  • Fixed screen drawing on VGA console; important for IA64 (Bug #35127)

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh XFree86.rpm XFree86-libs.rpm XFree86-server.rpm XFree86-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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