misc/compat6x port no longer sufficient for DRI under head?

Freddie Cash fjwcash at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 16:03:40 UTC 2009

On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 8:29 AM, David Wolfskill <david at catwhisker.org>wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 05:04:31PM +0200, Gary Jennejohn wrote:
> > ...
> > Maybe you need to install misc/compat7x also for things to work with
> > head?  Don't forget options COMPAT_FREEBSD7 in your kernconf for head.
> :-)  As I was writing the previous message, that thought occurred, so I
> did install it, re-tried, and the symptoms persisted: with DRI enabled,
> the keyboard & mouse were non-functional; with DRI disabled, Xorg
> worked.
> (I had intended to install misc/compat7x under head as soon as it had
> been committed, but it slipped what passes for my mind.  And the file
> system where /usr/ports lives is not one I normally even mount when
> running head....)
> But thanks for the thought!

Have you tried re-enabling hald and dbus and configuring X to use those?

Freddie Cash
fjwcash at gmail.com

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