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Old 11-15-2010, 02:17 PM   #196
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this X.Org update works with the gma500 chipset?
 
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Old 11-15-2010, 02:28 PM   #197
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this X.Org update works with the gma500 chipset?
Is that the Poulsbo crap? If so, no.
 
Old 11-15-2010, 02:33 PM   #198
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How necessary is a 2.6.35 kernel? I have problems with that release so I've stuck with the 2.6.34 series. Will that pose a problem (particularly with an Intel card)?
 
Old 11-15-2010, 03:25 PM   #199
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How necessary is a 2.6.35 kernel? I have problems with that release so I've stuck with the 2.6.34 series. Will that pose a problem (particularly with an Intel card)?
TIAS (Try It And See)
 
Old 11-15-2010, 03:44 PM   #200
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TIAS (Try It And See)
Yeah, I am tempted, but I'm happy with my custom 34.1
 
Old 11-15-2010, 04:03 PM   #201
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rworkman = Is that the Poulsbo crap? If so, no.

Yes, is that crap, sh*t....whyyyyyyy!!!???
 
Old 11-15-2010, 04:04 PM   #202
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Whilst xf86-video-nouveau-git_065576d5df0d works here (slackware-13.1 with kernel 2.6.36), the commit date back Thu Aug 26 13:22:33 2010.

I suggest upgrading to commit 8c8f15c9d3a31c35bf2ef20faf8c4133295a678f, dated 2010-10-10.

It works fine here.

There are more recent commits, but which do not compile against libdrm-2.4.22 because they miss a symbol only found in libdrm pulled from git as of today, so we will have to wait for libdrm-2.4.23 to be released to get zaphod-mode support

[EDIT 2010-11-16]I corrected the commit id above as previous one was wrong, I apologize for that. In fact until libdrm-2.4.23 be released you should use the last commit before the update to the last libdrm API, dated 2010-10-12.[/EDIT]
[EDIT2]8c8f15c9d3a31c35bf2ef20faf8c4133295a678f works fine on a fresh slackware-current (32 bit) dated Sun Nov 14 23:58:42 UTC 2010 on the Changelog as well[/EDIT2]

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Old 11-15-2010, 08:14 PM   #203
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No problems here with Xorg at all. Great work, Robby
 
Old 11-16-2010, 03:34 AM   #204
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Erratum

Only to inform readers of this thread that I edited my last post, which included a wrong commit id.
 
Old 12-12-2010, 04:48 PM   #205
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libdrm-2.4.23 allows upgrading nouveau

Small heads-up: libdrm-2.4.23 has been realeasd.

This is good news for nVidia users, as now xf86-video-nouveau can be upgraded.

On my Slackware-13.1 I upgraded libdrm to libdrm-2.4.23, then upgraded the X nouveau driver to
xf86-video-nouveau-git_8bb8231236a6 (most recent commit as of now)
and all is fine with 2.6.36 as well as a 2.6.37-rc5 kernels.

Now we can have Zaphod mode, here is my /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/xorg.nouveau.conf:
Code:
Section "ServerLayout"
   Identifier "Serveur0"
   Option "AIGLX" "false"
EndSection
Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Card0"
    Driver         "nouveau"
    Option "ZaphodHeads" "LVDS-1,VGA-1"
EndSection

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Old 01-09-2011, 06:36 AM   #206
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http://cgit.freedesktop.org/mesa/mes...10.html?h=7.10

Mesa is updated to 7.10. Radeon and intel drivers also updated:
http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/dri...2.14.0.tar.bz2
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item&px=ODk5MQ

@Robby Workman
Maybe its time for -current update?

Thanks in advance anycase.
 
Old 01-09-2011, 07:19 AM   #207
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@ dophin77: according to the release notes "People who are concerned with stability and reliability should stick
with a previous release or wait for Mesa 7.10.1."

So if I were you, I wouldn't hold my breath till it makes its way into -current
 
Old 01-09-2011, 08:28 AM   #208
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Well. I feel like -current is a good base for testing. There are a lot of newer chipsets which are lacking soft support. I would appreciate 7.10 for /testing. And 7.9.1 for more stability.
 
Old 01-09-2011, 03:38 PM   #209
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I've got 7.10 going here, and it's good on *my* systems - of course, that usually means that there are other users for whom it causes hair growth from the soles of their feet.
 
Old 02-01-2011, 09:48 AM   #210
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Hi, I have an ati card (evergreen series) and I'm trying to switch from the catalyst to the open source driver; reading lidbrm and mesa slackbuild
I've noticed that gallium3d support isn't enabled. After some testing I've seen that by enabling it are avoided some little issues such as the black
screen on logout. Will mesa broke up by enabling gallium3d?

P.S sorry for my english
 
  


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