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

Sean C. Farley scf at FreeBSD.org
Fri Sep 18 01:14:13 UTC 2009

On Thu, 17 Sep 2009, David Wolfskill wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 06:37:46PM -0500, Sean C. Farley wrote:
>> On Thu, 17 Sep 2009, David Wolfskill wrote:
>>> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 08:32:09AM -0700, Freddie Cash wrote:
>>>> ...
>>>> Have you tried re-enabling hald and dbus and configuring X to use 
>>>> those?
>>> No, I haven't.
>>> One of the reasons I stopped trying to use hald(8) was that when I 
>>> booted head, hald went into a 100% CPU busy loop.  (Mind, this was 
>>> with hald built inder stable/6.)
>> How about building your system without HAL?  I have been quite happy 
>> without it.  As long as I have the following in my Xorg.conf, 
>> everything (that I need) seems to be detected nicely:
>> Section "ServerLayout"
>>     ...
>>     Option "AllowEmptyInput" "off"
>>     ...
>> EndSection
> Well, ref. the above "I stopped trying to use hald(8)" -- I did this by:

You expected me to actually read pertinent information.  ;)  Sorry about 

> Section "ServerFlags"
>        Option      "AutoAddDevices" "False"
> EndSection
> And then disabling the hald & dbus startup.

I built all of my ports using WITHOUT_HAL as opposed to disabling hald 
startup.  Did you try this variation?

> It had been working in stable/6, stable/7, and head before the 
> (apparently DRI-related) issues arose in stable/7 and (mnore recently) 
> head.

WITHOUT_HAL throughout ports, dbus running and the option I listed above 
works well for me with stable/7 (r196739).

scf at FreeBSD.org

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