[CFT] Xorg Upgrade 7.5.2

Daniel Stolpe stolpe at resilans.se
Mon Feb 6 12:43:59 UTC 2012

Does this mean I can stop using 10.0-current on my Lenovo X121e? ;-)

It works surprisingly well but it does feel a bit wrong.

On Mon, 6 Feb 2012, Martin Wilke wrote:

> Knock knock...
> The X11 Team is pleased to announce the next round of Xorg updates.
> Note that this is experimental so you really have to know what you are
> doing, read UPDATING in the repository, and follow our exact
> instructions. We are specifically looking for feedback from Intel, ATI
> and NVIDIA users.
> Summary of changes:
> xf86-video-nouveau has been removed along with the WITHOUT_NOUVEAU
> knob. We suggest switching to the nvidia blob.
> KMS Support [1]:
> Unfortunately, the intel KMS driver will only work for the latest
> FreeBSD 9-STABLE or 10-CURRENT users. The patch for HEAD current is
> named all.13.1.patch. The higher the version the newer the patch is.
> Other needed patches are already available in the Xorg update.
> HEAD Users:
> Get the latest patchset from Kib here:
> http://people.freebsd.org/~kib/drm/
> 9-STABLE Users:
> 'meowthink' is currently maintaining the backport to 9 STABLE.
> Make sure you have the latest FreeBSD 9-STABLE source.
> Get the patch from here:
> https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0BxbPi2OX4_B-NWY3NWU3MzEtNDBjYy00NTljLThlZGItMWFlYjIyYjI4Yjk3&hl=en_US
> Rebuild your Kernel and reboot.
> Known issuse:
> There will be a patch reject in the sys/dev/drm/i915_suspend.c file.
> The solution is to manually undo the expansion of the $FreeBSD: ....$
> tag, so it only saysis $FreeBSD$.
> Checkout Xorg Development Repo:
> You will need to install devel/subversion in order to checkout the xorg
> repo. Next, you will need to add WITH_NEW_XORG=yes in
> your /etc/make.conf if you want to try out the new Xorg and mesa.
> Intel users: note that if you are not qualified for the KMS patch, you
> shouldn't use WITH_NEW_XORG=yes because the old intel driver doesn't
> build with the new X server. If you are qualified, you should also set
> WITH_KMS=yes in /etc/make.conf.
> svn co https://trillian.chruetertee.ch/svn/ports/tags/xorg_7_5_2
> A small merge script to merge the svn checkout into the real portstree
> can be found here:
> http://people.freebsd.org/~miwi/xorg/xorgmerge
> The script is a modified version of the old kdemerge script. Please set
> the KDEDIR variable to the path of your X.org ports.
> After merging, run one of the following command, depending on which
> tool you use to manage your installed packages.
>    portupgrade -af \*
>    portmaster -a
> After installing these, you will have to rebuild all xf86-* ports. We
> will bump all related ports during the commit to the ports tree.
> Roadmap:
> Our current plan is to let the CFT running until the last weekend of
> February. We hope to get a lot feedback to solve as many problems as
> possible. So please help us to get the best xorg update ever in!
> Links:
> http://wiki.freebsd.org/Intel_GPU [1]
> http://wiki.freebsd.org/Xorg
> http://miwi.bsdcrew.de/2012/02/working-on-xorg-stuff/
> Your FreeBSD Xorg Team
> PS: Please reply to the x11@ mailing list. Cross posted due to the
> potentially disruptive nature of the change and need to get a wide
> variety of testers.
> -- 
> +------------------oOO--(_)--OOo----------------+
> With best Regards,
>        Martin Wilke (miwi_(at)_FreeBSD.org)
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