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Re: SEUL: SEUL duplicating efforts?

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> Date: Sat, 14 Feb 1998 07:46:03 -0500 (EST)
> From: Donovan Rebbechi <elflord@pegasus.rutgers.edu>
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> On Sat, 14 Feb 1998, Orn E. Hansen wrote:
> > > 
> >   We should make use of VGA16 server for initial installation, and use the
> > generic mode.  
> and start with the equivalent of "safe mode"... yes, that's a good idea...
> still , the flashing catastrophe is something to look out for. This idea
> of modifying xdm is nice, and really 'takes the bull by the horns'...
> > All Super VGA as well as VGA should support that.  From here
> > the user can use, either a custom tool as I hear Red Hat does, or the X
> RedHat basically use XConfigurator, warts and all (if XFree86 is what you
> mean ... )
> > configuration tool to setup the display,card, etc.
> > 
> The XConfigurator is inadequate, at least for newbies. It sets up mice
> incorrectly, and produces sub-optimal results with the video. It probably
> needs some work
> if not a complete re-write. 

The Xconfigurator in RH5 has very few in common with the one in older
versions.  ANd it si certainly easier than the XFree tools.

			Jean Francois Martinez

"For drinking muddy water if that is the water of truth,
            for that the camel is needed"