ATI on FreeBSD! FireGL Linux Driver Port (New Version)
Chris at lainos.org
Fri Jan 20 12:54:39 PST 2006
Hi Eric, thanks for testing!
I'll have a look at that config later this weekend...
Unfortunately I'm in the middle of crunch time at my dayjob... so it'll be a
few weeks until I can really get back into the swing of things in ATI/FreeBSD
I'll let everyone know with a status update once things are rolling again.
On Friday 20 January 2006 18:11, Eric Anderson wrote:
> Eric Anderson wrote:
> > Chris Gilbert wrote:
> >> It's ready!
> >> The new version works both standalone as before, and from a FreeBSD
> >> port.
> >> This is my first time making a port, and I've double checked it and
> >> run portlint, but I have probably overlooked something!
> >> Please have a good look at it and tell me if I've done something
> >> stupid :)
> >> You can grab the port here:
> >> http://www.neovanglist.net/~Neovanglist/ATI/ati-driver.tar.gz
> >> It should be extracted to /usr/ports/x11
> >> It should fetch the distfile from my server... but in case you want
> >> to install it the old fashioned way, here is the link:
> >> http://www.neovanglist.net/~Neovanglist/ATI/FreeBSD-fglrx_6_8_0-8.20.8-2
> >> Changes since the last version:
> >> * It now installs the glATI.h file.
> >> * The panel was installing all kinds of strange things.. and not
> >> being very port friendly. It's still bad but it's much better now.
> >> (And accounted for in pkg-plist)
> >> * All of the Linux documentation and the README file is installed to
> >> /usr/X11R6/share/doc/fglrx
> >> * Working FreeBSD "port"! (As in for the ports system)
> >> * README file updated with some worthwhile content including a
> >> compatibility list.
> >> In regards to AMD64 support, this is an i386 build and I wouldn't
> >> expect it to work on AMD64 :)
> >> However, getting an AMD64 version going should be fairly trivial, but
> >> I do not have the hardware to test it.
> >> Tomorrow I can put together and AMD64 package and add support for it
> >> to the FreeBSD port. If you can test/verify that it works I would be
> >> thrilled!
> > I've just downloaded/built/installed using the port. Using the new
> > fglrx driver in my xorg.conf causes x not to start. I've attached the
> > Xorg.0.log and my xorg.conf file. (This is on a Dell D810 laptop,
> > with an X600, using xorg-server-snap).
> > Eric
> I guess it didn't like my Xorg.0.log, so I've posted it here:
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