Eduardo Viruena Silva wrote: > Hello Guys, > > After several hours of compilation, I have got > my FreeBSD/Gnome/Beryl working properly. It took > almost 2 days of compiling processes. > > To those who are interested, here is a log of > what I did: >
I have a couple of suggestions. > ... > > Once it was working, I installed cvsup-without-gui: > > michelle# pkg_add -r cvsup-without-gui > michelle# rehash > Why not use csup? > ... > > Prepared my system to build the world. > > michelle# cd /etc/src > michelle# make buildworld > > (several hours later...) > > michelle# make installworld > michelle# mergemaster > > This last step makes a lot of questions. > I aswered "i" (install) to all of them. > > > Configured my kernel: > > michelle# cd /usr/src/sys/i386/conf > michelle# cp GENERIC eviruena > > Added my particular necessities: > > ... > michelle# vi eviruena > options SMP > device atapicam > device drm > device i915drm > device sound > ... > michelle# config eviruena > michelle# cd ../compile/eviruena > michelle# make cleandepend > michelle# make depend > michelle# make > michelle# make install > michelle# reboot > > In this point you have to check that you have > the device file: /dev/agpgart, if you don't, > perhaps your graphic card is not properly > handled by FreeBSD. I think the rcommended procedure is to install the new kernel before installing world. and why did you all this config and depend stuff instead of buildkernel, installkernel? > > I installed Xorg 7.2. It can be obtained from > FreeBSD packages: > > michelle# pkg_add -r xorg It's a good idea to create the Symlink /usr/X11R6 -> /usr/local before installing anything. I expect future releases to have this out of the box. > > it can take a lot of time, depending on your > ISP. Some others (fearless men) prefer to compile > it from the ports, check the file > /usr/ports/UPGRADING before doing anything. > > Now, the problem is to get "gnome" installed. > I did not find it in the packages of 6-STABLE, > so I compiled it: > > michelle# setenv BATCH yes > michelle# cd /usr/ports/x11/gnome2 > michelle# make clean install clean > > as you can see, I am working with tcsh, if you > prefered bourne shell, you have to type: > > export BATCH=yes > > instead of: > setenv BATCH yes > > > (one day later...) > > [Michelle (my computer) had some problems to find > "opal-2.2.8.tar.gz"; I found it by google-ing it, loaded > it in /usr/ports/distfiles and continued Gnome compilation]. > > Finally, gnome was compiled and installed. > > Then, I needed to compile beryl: > > michelle# cd /usr/ports/x11-wm/beryl > michelle# make clean install clean > > > Next, I had to configure X. It is quite simple, but it is > a little tricky: > > michelle# X -configure > > I had to make some changes to the configuration > obtained above, basicly I needed to include some options > that are not loaded by default. I have to say that I own > an intel motherboard and I am using its graphic card > (it is an i950GM). The X configuration requires to > include: > > (in section "ServerLayout") > Option "AIGLX" "true" This will freeze your system if you use radeon. > ... > > You must be warned that ATI and Nvidia Cards may requiere some > other options, please take a look at: > > http://wiki.beryl-project.org/index.php/Install/FreeBSD > > ... _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"