DRI compile problem

Martin Kavec kavec at messi.uku.fi
Sun Nov 3 11:34:35 PST 2002


On Fri, 1 Nov 2002, Larry wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 10:08:02PM +0200, Martin Kavec wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> > I have difficulties to compile DRI according to latest BLFS book.
> > My system is LFS-4.0 with original kernel (2.4.19), X-4.2.1 and I am
> > trying to compile Voodoo3 kernel module.
> >
> > The problem is that after DRI-CVS compilation there isn't tdfx.o
> > module in the folder which BLFS-book refers to (nor it is anywhere else
> > in the source tree). I find following in the World.log:
> >
> > make[10]: Entering directory
> > `/usr/src/DRI-CVS/build/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfre
> > e86/os-support/linux/drm/kernel'
> > === KERNEL HEADERS IN /usr/include
> > === SMP=0 MODULES=0 MODVERSIONS=0 AGP=0
> > === Compiling for machine i686
> > === WARNING
> > === WARNING Use 2.4.x kernels ONLY !
> > === WARNING
> >
> > *** Kernel modules must be configured.  Build aborted.
> >
> > The reason is pretty clear from the message, missing module
> > support in my kernel. However, I am sure that I am running modular kernel.
> > I can even find tdfx.o module compiled in /lib/modules/2.4.19/.... folder.
> >
> > Anyone has an idea, what is going wrong? Thanks.
> >
> > Martin
> >
>
> Did you add tdfx to the host.def when you compiled XFree86?  It is not
> included in the host.def shown in BLFS. Reread and confirm that you
> followed the kernel paragraph about enabling Direct Render Manager and
> marking the voodoo video card with a "M", not an "X".
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Larry
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Hi Larry,

thanks for reply, I am working on the issue right now, but for some
reason I can not get cvs of DRI. It always stucks on the same place after
some 30MB is downloaded and doesn't go on. This lasts for three days now.
I reensured my kernel configuration is OK.

Martin

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