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From: mayfield@toadflax.UCDavis.EDU (Doug Mayfield)
Newsgroups: comp.os.linux
Subject: What kernel needed to run X???
Date: 5 May 92 18:01:46 GMT
Reply-To: mayfield@toadflax.UCDavis.EDU (Doug Mayfield)
Organization: UC Davis, EECS Division of Computer Science

To re-iterate... What version of the kernel is required to
run X.

Inquiring minds want to know.

Douglas B. Mayfield
   	(Computer Science Dept.)
   	(University of California at Davis)

From: torvalds@klaava.Helsinki.FI (Linus Benedict Torvalds)
Newsgroups: comp.os.linux
Subject: Re: What kernel needed to run X???
Date: 5 May 92 19:11:03 GMT
Organization: University of Helsinki

In article <> mayfield@toadflax.UCDavis.EDU 
(Doug Mayfield) writes:
>To re-iterate... What version of the kernel is required to
>run X.

You need pre-0.96 with the (pretty small) patches for sockets that are
included with the X distribution.  Alternatively, you can wait a week
for the real 0.96, which also fixes a couple of minor problems.


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