[PREVIEW] Nouveau on FreeBSD
rdivacky at FreeBSD.org
Fri Mar 20 01:13:06 PDT 2009
> You will need:
> 1. A very recent -CURRENT or -STABLE
> (I plan to MFC the needed bits to -STABLE when I'm done with this mail)
> 2. This patch.
> 3. If you are on amd64, you will need libdrm from git and maybe even if
> you aren't. 2.4.5 should be ok for i386, but in either case you will
> need to add --enable-nouveau-experimental-api to libdrm's configure.
I need git libdrm on i386
> 4. The nouveau driver. xf86-video-nouveau should be ok, if you have
> that running now, or convince it to build... otherwise get that from git
> as well. It's a moving target and fixes go in pretty regularly, so if
> you are having issues, it's a place to start.
note that my IGP was broken and needs a patch thats only available in git
> I'm not exactly ready for bug reports... This is a preview, if it works,
> thats awesome. If it doesn't set Option "NoAccel" in your xorg.conf or
> switch back to nv or the blob for the time being... That isn't to say
> that I'm not interested in hearing that it works or not, just that this
> isn't production code.
> The only issue that I'm seeing currently is some artifacts on my mouse
> pointer. I don't think this is related to drm though, I think it is a
> ddx issue. Otherwise it seems to be working quite well. Oh, I have
> generally been able to vt switch without issues, restarts not so good...
I am also seeing 100% CPU usage from X.org when playing video via XV.
this is being investigated. so far I got this ktrace of the xorg server
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