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Old 07-08-2006, 12:29 PM   #61
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Finally TOPIC CLOSED!!!!
YIPEEE!!!!!
 
Old 08-11-2006, 02:04 PM   #62
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For those of you with Mesa problems. You might try the newer Mesa-6.5 package. It is available from linuxpackages.net.

http://www.linuxpackages.net/search_...=Mesa&ver=10.2
 
Old 10-08-2006, 06:06 PM   #63
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I've installed X11R7.1 on Slackware 11 using bits from this guide, and got it to compile just fine. Everything worked until I tried to install the latest nvidia driver. The installer complains about a missing xorg devel package, and tells me it can't find where to put the drivers. X complains on startup that it can't find the nvidia and glx modules.

I went to look for them and found the nvidia installer had created two files:

/usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so
/usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so

I symlinked those to where I think X would be looking for them:

/usr/X11R7/lib/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so
/usr/X11R7/lib/modules/extensions/libglx.so

However, startx still complains it can't find the modules. If I change my xorg.conf back to use the nv module, and comment out the glx module, X starts normally.

What to do?

[EDIT]

Tried installing older nvidia drivers, 87.74, and I have the same thing. In both cases, modprobe nvidia seems to work fine and the module shows up on lsmod.

Last edited by [GOD]Anck; 10-08-2006 at 07:02 PM.
 
Old 10-09-2006, 08:56 PM   #64
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Well,
That I really can't help because I don't really support binary only driver, so I did not work on it...
Sorry...
 
Old 10-10-2006, 12:16 AM   #65
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This thread is confusing... It's a wonder anyone got this beast to work. I've posted some .SlackBuilds for 7.1.1 that work rather nicely if people are still struggling with doing this the hard way.
 
Old 10-20-2006, 06:15 PM   #66
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Okay, trying to install as per post #1.

I am running a fresh install of Slackware 11 with the 2.6.17.13 kernel. The only thing I have done so far is install madwifi for teh wireless.

I have downloaded all the tar.bz2 files from here, and installed them under /usr/X11R7/src/everything and edited the build-from-tarballs.sh to load only the savage, vesa and vga video drivers (installing on an IBM Thinkpad T23, not going to be changing the video card).

My problem is this-- when I try to build using the command (as root) build-from-tarballs.sh -e /usr/X11R7/ I get the following error:

-bash: build-from-tarballs.sh: command not found

What have I done wrong?

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Old 10-20-2006, 09:59 PM   #67
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Either you didn't download the build-from-tarballs.sh script or you forgot to put it in your path and make it executable. Since you are building as root it needs to be in roots path.
 
Old 10-20-2006, 10:36 PM   #68
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Quote:
Originally Posted by /bin/bash
Either you didn't download the build-from-tarballs.sh script or you forgot to put it in your path and make it executable. Since you are building as root it needs to be in roots path.
... so, I need to put it in root, and not in the /usr/X11R7/src/everything directory? I made it executable across the board.

<edit>... nope, tired it from root, still nogo. </edit>

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Old 10-21-2006, 06:12 PM   #69
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If you are in the directory with the script then you run it like this:
./build-from-tarballs.sh [options] /PREFIX
 
Old 10-21-2006, 08:34 PM   #70
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Doh! I forgot the ./

Now it's aborted out saying there isn't enough room on the device... how much drive space do I need? I'm working with a 10Gb drive here.

I suppose this means I will have to reinstall slack again...
 
Old 10-22-2006, 04:21 AM   #71
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I suppose this means I will have to reinstall slack again...
Why? Sounds like you just need to find some extra space. The script build-from-tarballs.sh leaves all the tarballs and directories in place after building each package, so this will take alot of drive space. You could modify the script to remove the package directory after it is done building each module. Look at the beginning of the script in the build() function and add this line:
rm -fr $TARDIR
See below:
Code:
build() {
    test "$USEMODULEDIRS" = "yes" && cd $1

    TARBALL=`ls -1rt $2-*.tar.$COMPRESSION 2> /dev/null | tail -1`

    if test x"$TARBALL" = x; then
	echo "WARNING: $2 does not exist -- skipping"
	test "$USEMODULEDIRS" = "yes" && cd ..
	return
    fi
    TARDIR=`echo $TARBALL | sed "s,.tar.$COMPRESSION,,"`

    echo "Building $1 module component $TARDIR..."

    case $COMPRESSION in
	bz2)
	    tar xjf $TARBALL
	    break;;
	gz)
	    tar xvf $TARBALL
	    break;;
    esac

    cd $TARDIR

    if test "$1" = "xserver" && test "$2" = "xorg-server" && test -n "$MESAPATH"; then
	MESA=-"-with-mesa-source=${MESAPATH}"
    else
	MESA=
    fi

    eval sh configure --prefix=${PREFIX} ${MESA} ${QUIET:+--quiet} \
        ${CACHE:+--cache-file=}${CACHE} ${CONFFLAGS} || failed configure $1 $2
    make || failed make $1 $2
    if test x"$CLEAN" = x1; then
	make clean || failed clean $1 $2
    fi
    if test x"$DIST" = x1; then
	make dist || failed dist $1 $2
    fi
    if test x"$DISTCHECK" = x1; then
	make distcheck || failed distcheck $1 $2
    fi
    $SUDO env LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH make install || \
	failed install $1 $2

    cd ..

    # Add this to create some more space
    rm -fr $TARDIR
 
    test "$USEMODULEDIRS" = "yes" && cd ..
    
   
}

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Old 10-22-2006, 10:56 PM   #72
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Meh... still not enough room.

I think I'm going to just postpone this until I get a larger hard drive.

Thanks for the help, I've learned a lot.
 
Old 02-16-2007, 08:47 PM   #73
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i'm having the same error with any of the fonts that are installed into these dirs
Code:
make[2]: execvp: /usr/X11R7/lib/X11/fonts/Type1: Access denied
#
make[2]: execvp: /usr/X11R7/lib/X11/fonts/TTF: Access denied
#
make[2]: execvp: /usr/X11R7/lib/X11/fonts/OTF: Access denied
like Ladak says, it is doesn't appear to be a problem with permissions. i chmoded 755 to all of them and i am logged on with root. This is caused by the "make install" command so....

To get around this i am manually copying over the files

Last edited by chrisortiz; 02-16-2007 at 08:51 PM.
 
Old 03-24-2007, 04:30 AM   #74
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FYI slackware-current now has the xorg modular packages. Looks like X11R7.2.
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackwar.../ChangeLog.txt

Soon as I get a chance I'll try to upgrade and maybe post a guide.
 
Old 07-19-2007, 01:51 AM   #75
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TuLiss
How to packges for slackware ?

Anyone can told me, where can i find already compiled slakware packages?
linuxpackages.net
 
  


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