On Friday 04 February 2005 02:27, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2005 22:11:52 +0000 (UTC), Martin wrote in
> message
>
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> > Lee Elliott wrote:
> > > I did start looking at it but it wasn't clear to me
> > > exactly what I had to download and compile.  At some
> > > points it started to look as though I'd have to get the
> > > entire XF86 tree.
> >
> > Yes, X11 is actually an example of a monolithic piece of
> > software. But rebuilding X11 isn't that difficult. Befoure
> > you start this project you might want to have a look to see
> > if your Linux distributor provides an update for you - some
> > distributors do,
>
> ..yup, me, I just replaced "ati" with "radeon" in the driver
> section of /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 ,  X being 4.3.0.dfsg.1-10
> for Debian Sid, came right up and is packed rather nicely too:
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~ # COLUMNS=100 dpkg -l | grep XFree
> ii  xf86config-knoppix  0.8-4               XFree86 template
> config files and setup program for kn
> ii  xfree86-common     4.3.0.dfsg.1-10    X Window System
> (XFree86) infrastructure
> ii xlibmesa-dri        4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa 3D graphics
> library modules [XFree86]
> ii  xlibmesa-dri-dbg    4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa 3D graphics
> library modules (unstripped) [XFree86
> ii  xlibmesa-drm-src   4.3.0-0pre1v1       XFree86 4.3 DRM
> kernel module source snapshot
> ii xlibmesa-gl         4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa 3D graphics
> library [XFree86]
> ii  xlibmesa-gl-dbg     4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa 3D graphics
> library (unstripped) [XFree86]
> ii  xlibmesa-gl-dev     4.3.0.dfsg.1-10    Mesa 3D graphics
> library development files [XFree86]
> ii  xlibmesa-glu       4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa OpenGL utility
> library [XFree86]
> ii xlibmesa-glu-dbg    4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa OpenGL utility
> library (unstripped) [XFree86]
> ii  xlibmesa-glu-dev    4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa OpenGL
> utility library development files [XFree86
> ii  xlibosmesa4        4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa off-screen
> rendering library [XFree86]
> ii xlibosmesa4-dbg     4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa off-screen
> rendering library (unstripped) [XFree8
> ii  xlibs-pic           4.3.0.dfsg.1-10    XFree86 static PIC
> libraries dummy package
> ii  xserver-xfree86    4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     the XFree86 X
> server ii  xviddetect          0.3-4              XFree86
> installation helper [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~ #
>
> ..and, no, I do not need all these, but I've helped fix a few
> naming conflicts running this bloat.  ;o)

Ah - I might want to have a look at xlibmesa-drm-src.

I've also been including the 'radeon' module when I build my 
kernels but haven't tried using it recently.

LeeE

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