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Bug#234025: xserver-xfree86: Same problem w/ radeon 9200 (it's fixed in XF86 4.4.0)



On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 07:43:45PM +0200, Manolis Tzanidakis wrote:
> Package: xserver-xfree86
> Version: 4.3.0-7
> Severity: normal
> Followup-For: Bug #234025
> 
> I have exactly the same problem w/ my new & shiny Radeon 9200 (thank
> god for this thread, I have X working now, thanx to it).
> I built XF86 4.4.0 on my LFS partition & it works with & without the
> s-video cable plugged it.
> It is possible to back-port ati drivers from 4.4.0rc1 or something
> (before the change in license) ?

Notice that if Branden would enable the driver-sdk patch i submitted
such a long time ago, it would be possible to use it for building
drivers externally. This would be usefull for building packages with
random patches applied, but i also had the intention of using it to
create a out-of-CVS build of the drivers package, which would nicely
divert the drivers like michel's dri-trunk packages does. 

BTW, michel's dri-trunk package should be ok for you, since they are
built from a pre 4.4 tree from freedesktop.org.

Apologize to Branden if he already included the patch, but i didn't
notice.

Friendly,

Sven Luther



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