ati drivers in x.org-7.2

Jürg Billeter j at bitron.ch
Tue Jun 19 11:50:08 PDT 2007


On Tue, 2007-06-19 at 10:28 -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 6/19/07, Alexander E. Patrakov <patrakov at ums.usu.ru> wrote:
> >
> > Also, there is an issue with DRI driver directory in the book: everyone else
> > has /usr/lib/dri, and only BLFS uses /usr/lib/X11/modules/dri (and the path
> > is different in Mesa-Lib and Xorg!). I don't know for sure whether this is
> > relevant for the users of fglrx.
> 
> I think that /usr/lib/dri is wrong for fglrx (I'm pretty sure it
> assumes the old monolith location which we use in BLFS), but I'd like
> to switch to using /usr/lib/dri. The only user of the dri drivers is
> Xorg in BLFS, but really they are generic drivers for direct access.
> That's where xorg-server expects them to be, too. Not that important,
> but that's what I'd like to see.

fglrx works fine with /usr/lib/dri according to some paldo users.
Installation is another topic but we don't use the horrible official
installer. These instructions (+ libGL symlink) work here:
http://www.paldo.org/paldo/specs/fglrx.xml

Jürg
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