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Re: I can't install the package of drm-trunk

On Sam, 2003-02-08 at 00:05, Alex (a.k.a. suy) wrote:
> But my problem, is that I want to install the kernel (2.4.20-ben5) and the 
> modules (xlibmesa3-dri-trunk xserver-xfree86-dri-trunk drm-trunk-module-src) 
> in the "debian way" (with "make-kpkg"). The kernel is properly installed, but 
> I compiled the modules using:
> make-kpkg modules-image
> And I get a debian package that I cannot install:
> luna:/usr/src# dpkg -i 
> drm-trunk-module-2.4.20-ben5_2002.12.05-5+10.00.Custom_powerpc.deb
> (Reading database ... 45542 files and directories currently installed.)
> Unpacking drm-trunk-module-2.4.20-ben5 (from 
> drm-trunk-module-2.4.20-ben5_2002.12.05-5+10.00.Custom_powerpc.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing 
> drm-trunk-module-2.4.20-ben5_2002.12.05-5+10.00.Custom_powerpc.deb 
> (--install):
>  trying to overwrite 
> `/lib/modules/2.4.20-ben5/kernel/drivers/char/drm/r128.o', which is also in 
> package kernel-image-2.4.20-ben5

The quick'n'dirty solution is to use --force-overwrite, the cleaner one
to disable the DRM in the kernel.

Once the new DRM is installed, the DRI should work.

PS: You're aware that the r128 DRI would also work with XFree86 4.1 or
4.2 and the DRM from the kernel?

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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