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Re: # Re: Gatos deb's (was: Re: xfree86 4.2.0-0pre1v3 (source,i386)available at the X Strike Force)

On Mon, 2002-08-26 at 04:27, Scott Henson wrote:
> On Sat, 2002-08-24 at 21:08, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Sun, 2002-08-25 at 02:55, Csan wrote:
> > > 
> > > > > is there any chance for gatos deb's for i386 and powerpc? 
> > > 
> > > > What do you need it for? If it's about Mach64, try 
> > > 
> > > > deb	http://penguinppc.org/~daenzer/debian/dri-mach64/	./
> > > 
> > > I would need 2d acceleration for my ATI Radeon 7200 (VIVO 64MB DDR) very bad.
> > > I'd like to dive myself into Quake 3 mapping with GTKRadiant map editor, but I
> > > can't since the ati driver shipped with the current xserver, does not contains
> > > any 2d acceleration...
> > > 
> > > Are there any plans for integrating gatos 2d aacceleration into the xfree6
> > > project's next debian release.
> > 
> > GATOS doesn't do 2D acceleration AFAIK, don't you mean 3D anyway?
> > 
> > Either way, try
> > 
> > deb	http://penguinppc.org/~daenzer/debian/dri-trunk/	./
> I upgraded recently to these deb on my radeon 7000 system.  Now after
> upgrade XF86 no longer comes up automatically

You mean with a display manager? Beware that these debs are missing the
XdmAuth code which xdm and others use by default; at least xdm can be
set up to work without it though.

> and I cannot start it with startx as a normal user, though root can.
> xinit does bring up XF86 though. When using startx the x server fails
> silently with out any errors or warnings.  I also cannot find a
> difference in the log files between startx as a normal user and startx
> as root.

Weird. I haven't had any problems like that so without more information
I can't really do anything.

> I also have noticed a slow down in the system as a whole.

Can you be more specific? At least the operation of the X server should
definitely become faster or in the worst case stay the same...

> Maybe someone could tell me how to simply remove these debs and replace
> them with Branden's(which work wonderfully without any problems on this
> system).

sudo apt-get remove xserver-xfree86-dri-trunk xlibmesa3+

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

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