Older Slackware versions (II)
Finally got X working on my Slackware 3.5 installation.
Well, not perfectly, but good enough to capture a screen:
I had to configure X by editing XF86Config that’s stored in /etc in this version.
After some tweaking I got it to work with the basic “generic vga” driver, with a resolution of 640×480. It should work with higher resolutions, but I guess I need something better than vga for this.
If I succeed, I’ll post the secret here
For now I’m using the fvwm2 window manager.
As you can see, the system is still running fine, using only about 14M of memory.
I couldn’t get Netscape to work, as it tries to open www.netscape.com, which points to aol, which tries to start a load of Java scripts that Netscape can’t process…
To be continued…