On Sun, 25 Jun 2006 02:50:13 -0700 Eric Anholt wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-06-24 at 23:18 +0400, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> > On Fri, 23 Jun 2006 12:42:53 -0700 Eric Anholt wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2006-06-23 at 22:07 +0400, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> > > > On Fri, 23 Jun 2006 10:28:39 -0700 Eric Anholt wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > You're getting software rendering with linux_dri. LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose
> > > > > is the way to debug DRI issues, but I can shortcut here and yes, the
> > > > > absence of i915_dri.so is the problem. We need to get linux_dri updated
> > > > > to a set of recent Mesa binaries. I wonder what our current
> > > >
> > > > There are some efforts. :-) But no "when" so far.
> > > >
> > > > > linux_base's package of dri modules looks like?
> > > >
> > > > Linux_base doesn't have any X-related stuff. Nore does current linux
> > > > X-port (linux-xorg-libs). We do have only graphics/linux_dri based on
> > > > XFree86-4.4.0.

> >
> > > OK, I checked what FC4 has, and their big xorg RPM is 6.8.2 and contains
> > > DRI drivers. However, I don't think we want to use FC4's, not just
> > > because of the size of the RPM, but also because the drivers are likely
> > > to be too stale. The DRI driver <-> DDX interface breaks backwards
> > > compat much more often than the DRI <-> DRM interface (which in theory
> > > never breaks). So, we really want some fresh Mesa 6.4.2+ DRI drivers,
> > > which we can't get from FC4.

> >
> > > So, that means someone needs to get a linux box with suitable glibc
> > > again and roll their own like I used to, probably. Or maybe steal
> > > binaries from some other distro. Suggestions?

> >
> > The only one candidate I've found so far is Mesa-6.4.2-19.i586.rpm
> > from OpenSuSE:
> > ftp://ftp.chg.ru/.1/Linux/opensuse/d....2-19.i586.rpm
> >
> > I'll try to test it soon. Anybody willing may beat me at testing. ;-)


> I'm busy rerolling linux_dri and linux_dri-devel from Mesa 6.5 and Mesa
> CVS compiled on a debian box. We'll see how it turns out.


Eric, your ports are much better solution. Thanks!


WBR
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Boris Samorodov (bsam)
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