Re: [pc110] XFree86

Fringe Ryder (fringe nospam at
Wed, 03 Jun 1998 21:01:43 -0700

Well... I run GeoWorks in a DosEmu box, and can multitask it. <g>

Unfortunately, I have not found a fast word processor for X on a PC110; the
lack of an FPU really hoses them. Windows doesn't assume an FPU, so it
uses integer math for kerning and scaling, which is much faster.


At 09:32 PM 6/3/98 -0500, Jeff Miller wrote:
>On Wed, 3 Jun 1998, Fringe Ryder wrote:
>> Jeff, the answer you got before, to hit <Fn+F7> AFTER it comes up
>> scrambled, is the right one. You can run 256-color XFree 3.3 that way. It
>> just resyncs the screen.
>Thanks for all the help... It's up and working great now. I've got 256
>color X (3.3) , sound, touchpad, parallel port ethernet, an optimized
>kernel (only took an hour to compile)...everything works, even sound!
>Now I just have to figure out what to realistically use it for :)
>Once again, thanks to EVERYONE who replied.