CFT upgrade to xorg 1.18.4 and newer intel/ati DDX
mazhe at alkumuna.eu
Tue Jan 24 08:56:16 UTC 2017
On Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:55:16 +0100
Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> This is a call for testing for newer Xorg along with newer drivers: intel and
> The patch against the head ports: https://people.freebsd.org/~bapt/newxorg.diff
> Note that you would need to rebuild all the xf86-* packages to work with that
> newer xorg (hence the bump of the revision)
> Do not expect newer gpu supported as this is not the kernel part.
> If you experience any issue with intel or radeon driver please try to use the
> new modesetting driver provided by xorg directly (note that fedora and debian
> recommands to use that new driver instead of the ati/intel one)
> To use that driver:
> cat /usr/local/etc/xorg.conf.d/modesetting.conf
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Card0"
> Driver "modesetting"
> You need to first load the kms driver eiter via loader.conf or manually via
> Best regards,
> Bapt of behalf of the X11 team
Looks good with x11/nvidia driver!
In related matters, I noticed that parts of the stack (libclc) require/use llvm 3.9 while the main body (mesa related ports) still use llvm 3.7. I cherry picked very few changes from mesa 12.0 and 13.0 and was able to build graphics/libEGL and graphics/dri with llvm 3.9 too:
As a nvidia driver user, I guess most of mesa is shortcutted in my config, but maybe that would be of interest to other people?
-- Matthieu Volat
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