dri info

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Mon Sep 16 22:04:48 PDT 2002


DJ Lucas wrote:

>The following was taken from a post in blfs-support:
>
>btw i dont think you need the cvs
>of dri anymore, speaking with people on the Xpert mail
>list, i think most things are already merged into the
>main XFree86-4.2.1 tree
>
>I wanted to mention here that dri worked out of the box, without any
>config on a completely new system build.  I had built the dri and
>agpgart modules into the kernel on the initial kernel config. (2.4.19)
>Built XFree86-4.2.1 and didn't really mess with the host.def (except for
>optimizations).  Ran XFree86 config and edited the XF86Config file for
>my mouse, fired up X, and ran glxinfo.  Shows everything correct.
>
>Thought maybe it should be mentioned.  I've still had problems building
>some modules with the cvs checkout of the dri stuff, so I left it the
>way it was..no problems at all.  Anyways, thought this might be of some
>use for ya'll.
>

Thanks DJ.  I'll keep an eye on it.  I'd like to let it 'mature' a bit 
before changing the book.
  -- Bruce

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