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Re: Another Xorg in Etch question...

On Mon, 2007-01-08 at 06:40 +0000, Digby Tarvin wrote:
> It looks like the X.org display driver for the AMD Geode LX I am
> installing on hasn't made it into a deb package yet - though I
> have found it in the list of requested packages here:
> 	http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=400748
> and what looks like the sources here:
> 	http://dl.exactcode.de/oss/xorg/
> Can anyone point me at any instructions/tutorial/suggestions re
> what is required to get a driver going for hardware that is supported
> by Xorg but not yet by Debian? Has anyone else done it? The driver
> does appear to have made it into Ubuntu, but didn't find any debian
> packages (unofficial or Sid) with a google search - if anyone knows
> of a source that it missed, please let me know.
> Is it a case of installing the Debian Xorg source package and
> adding the relevent driver source to the tree and then doing a
> build?

Getting the sources for the Ubuntu package and rebuilding it with Debian
packages is my advice. I don't think you need to build all of Xorg from
scratch, wasn't that the whole point of a modular X?

Sven Arvidsson
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