Installing DRI support
E. J. Cerejo
edinho64 at netscape.net
Tue Apr 29 13:13:20 PDT 2003
atrull at hybyte.com wrote:
> * E. J. Cerejo <edinho64 at netscape.net> [2003-04-29 11:29:55 -0400]:
>>atrull at hybyte.com wrote:
>>>* E. J. Cerejo <edinho64 at netscape.net> [2003-04-29 03:01:56 -0400]:
>>>>I have an ati radeon video card and I'd like to install DRI support, I'm
>>>>running 4.8-20030426-STABLE, following the instructions in
>>>>http://people.freebsd.org/~anholt/dri/install.html tells me that I
>>>>should go to /usr/src/sys/modules/drm and "make all install" but I don't
>>>>that directory and I did install all the sources. What do I need to get
>>>>these modules to my src directory?
>>>those instructions appear to be for freebsd 5
>>>unless you are running five, you want to go to
>>>/usr/ports/graphics/drm-kmod && make && make install clean
>>>be sure you have recently updated ports and system.
>>I thought they are talking about stable and 5.0. Here's what it says:
>>For -stable, the DRM is available in the kernel as of April 26th.
>>However, the modules are not built by default. To build and install
>>them, cd /usr/src/sys/modules/drm and type 'make all install'.
> I've just cvsuped and found that to be so, excuse me for misinterpreting the page.
> To answer your original question, then, if you haven't done so yourself already:
> You need to update /usr/src and (probabley) rebuild kernel and world. Stick with
> releng_4, then follow the -stable instructions on the page. Otherwise if you don't
> want to go through the hassle, my original advice should work wonders. :)
> All the best,
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After you install that port, are there any special configuration for it
or should I just enable dri in XF86Config?
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