Re: XFree86 X server: does loading the dri module still hose sunffb users?
Not being an expert.....
I have been playing with unstable (xserver-xfree8 4.3.0-7)
on my Ultra 10 with an elite video card. (which uses sunffb)
and I added in the dri module using
There are some issues that may be worth mentioning:
local OpenGL clients segfault (though remote ones are
fine, so that suggests a mesalib problem)
Ctrl-Alt F1,F2 and backspace don't seem to work.
(I am only pointing out these as I have no idea what the dri library
> Hi folks,
> I have the following in xserver-xfree86.config:
> # server modules to load
> # XXX: damnit, explicitly loading the dri module is broken for sunffb
> users :-P db_get xserver-xfree86/config/device/driver
> if [ "$ARCH" = "sparc" ] && [ "$RET" = "sunffb" ]; then
> MODULE_LIST="GLcore, bitmap, dbe, ddc, extmod, freetype, glx, int10,
> record, speedo, type1, v4l, vbe, xtt"
> MODULE_LIST="GLcore, bitmap, dbe, ddc, dri, extmod, freetype, glx,
> int10, record, speedo, type1, v4l, vbe, xtt"
> This dates back to XFree86 4.1.0:
> xfree86 (4.1.0-17) unstable; urgency=low
> * debian/xserver-xfree86.config:
> - do not explicitly load the "dri" module on the sparc architecture
> if the
> sunffb driver is being used, because of an apparent upstream bug
> in the module loader (thanks, Ben Collins)
> -- Branden Robinson <email@example.com> Fri, 24 May 2002 01:26:13
> Can someone who uses the sunffb driver tell me if this is still
> necessary with XFree86 4.3.0? I'd like to take that kludge out.
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