Unable to compile drm.ko on powerpc
nwhitehorn at freebsd.org
Thu Jan 13 16:17:02 UTC 2011
AGP is derived from PCI, so AGP devices show up on the PCI bus. All the
AGP kernel module does is provide hooks to manipulate some advanced
features of the bus, mostly for the benefit of drm.
On 01/12/11 19:24, Super Bisquit wrote:
> My graphics port is agp and not pci. It's a Quicksilver 2002 with a
> 4x agp slot.
> Now, how do I make it work? That's the problem I've been recently asking about.
> Forgive me for bringing the next part here.
> The PowerPC snapshot 9 for the 32bit ppc needs updating. The ports
> tarball is behind.
> On 1/12/11, Nathan Whitehorn<nwhitehorn at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On 01/12/11 02:39, Super Bisquit wrote:
>>> The build also fails looking for machine/specialreg.h. This file is only
>>> found on i386/amd64 processors. Drm.ko is needed by agp.ko.
>> DRM is not required by AGP, rather the reverse, and DRM does not
>> presently work on powerpc. The AGP kernel module also doesn't provide
>> any useful features unless you are using DRM. You don't need either for
>> graphics on powerpc machines.
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