suggestions for video hardware

Nathan Coulson conathan at gmail.com
Wed Dec 20 16:56:15 PST 2006


On 12/20/06, jerry <jdinardo at nycap.rr.com> wrote:
> >
> > Intel G965 support appears to be planned for Xorg 7.2, (Bought myself
> > a nice beautiful new motherboard.
> >
> > Unfortunately I haven't been able to get Xorg 7.2 compiled yet (3 full
> > weekends of trying)
> > , but that's another story (maybe for blfs-support when I got spare time).
> >
> > --
> > Nathan Coulson (conathan)
>
> Did you try to just download and compile the new driver. I did that
> with the ati driver against 7.1 and it compiled (although it did not
> fix what I needed fixed). That is suppose to be the big selling point
> of the modular build.
>
> jpd

Yep, no DRI support though, and Mesa 6.5.0 didn't have DRI for G965

Compiling Mesa 6.5.2 (which I have always heard you should never
recompile) gives me a bunch of OpenGL dispatch errors.  Apparantly
that's due to mismatching Mesa & Xorg-server.


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