Re: X problem ibook 2.2
On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 13:24, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 01:03:34PM +0200, Kiko Piris wrote:
> > 1.- That one needed Michel Dänzer dri-trunk modules to get dri in 2.4
> > branch is *reeeeally old* news (very old, indeed). Not ppc exclusive
> > btw.
It's so old that it hasn't been strictly true for a while.
> Yeah, apart that a few month ago, Michel and Branden told me not to do
> that anymore, but to use the kernel packages to provide those modules,
> so ..
You're mixing up issues. xlibmesa-drm-src was discontinued because:
* The canonical source of the DRM is DRI CVS. drm-trunk-module-src
and 2.6 kernels provide reasonably up-to-date snapshots. Current
2.4 kernels also provide a not-too-old snapshot which should
work in most cases, with the notable exception of AGP bridges
* XFree86 releases OTOH basically provide a random and unsupported
Earthling Michel Dänzer | Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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