Re: [oi-dev] The ATI video driver for OI

2017-09-17 Thread Aurélien Larcher
Hi, sorry Martin I misremembered that the radeon drm driver was not kms. I did not have much time to reply and my memory did not serve me well. Kind regards Aurelien On Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 11:51 AM, Мартин Бохниг via oi-dev < oi-dev@openindiana.org> wrote: > Hi Aurélien, > > how often shall I

Re: [oi-dev] The ATI video driver for OI

2017-09-17 Thread Мартин Бохниг via oi-dev
Hi Aurélien, how often shall I explain and repeat it to you? Here again: https://openindiana.org/pipermail/oi-dev/2017-September/005650.html >Воскресенье, 17 сентября 2017, 0:45 +02:00 от Aurélien Larcher >: >Unfortunately newer versions require KMS support which

Re: [oi-dev] The ATI video driver for OI

2017-09-17 Thread Мартин Бохниг via oi-dev
>Воскресенье, 17 сентября 2017, 7:27 +02:00 от Alan Coopersmith >: > >On 09/16/17 03:44 PM, Aurélien Larcher wrote: >> There was a KMS radeon driver in Solaris but I am not sure if it is still >> maintained and it certainly supported only the ATI cards provided with

Re: [oi-dev] The ATI video driver for OI

2017-09-16 Thread Alan Coopersmith
On 09/16/17 03:44 PM, Aurélien Larcher wrote: There was a KMS radeon driver in Solaris but I am not sure if it is still maintained and it certainly supported only the ATI cards provided with Sun HW. It predated KMS and was dropped in the switch to KMS instead of updating it. (It actually

Re: [oi-dev] The ATI video driver for OI

2017-09-16 Thread Gary Mills
On Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 12:44:47AM +0200, Aurélien Larcher wrote: > >What you mention is the Xorg module which is already present here >(which I tested when I bumped Xorg to 1.18.x): >[2]https://github.com/OpenIndiana/oi-userland/tree/oi/hipster/component >s/x11/xf86-video-ati >

Re: [oi-dev] The ATI video driver for OI

2017-09-16 Thread Aurélien Larcher
On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 8:56 PM, Gary Mills wrote: > What is required to integrate the ATI video driver with OI? > > I notice that the ATI video driver is present in Freebsd. It comes > from X.org, and supports a long list of AMD/ATI/Radeon GPUs. The > Freebsd package

Re: [oi-dev] The ATI video driver for OI

2017-09-15 Thread Мартин Бохниг via oi-dev
While there aren't many who *could* do this, I see little benefit in why anybody *should* put a couple of years of his life into it. Because that's what it would cost, the minimum price so to say. Graphics drivers and the BSDs https://lwn.net/Articles/616097/ Rather than following FreeBSD's

Re: [oi-dev] The ATI video driver for OI

2017-09-15 Thread Мартин Бохниг via oi-dev
Wow, that was a good one *lol* First you need ATI-KMS to get the modern KMS-only ddx working. While FreeBSD uses a very special method trick to get it working, don't expect *me* to ever in my life waste my time for OI and then someone steals it and distributes it under his name and gets the