Problems with AGP Apple UniNorth support in 2.4.19-pre7-ben0 kernel

Michel Dänzer michel at
Thu May 9 18:59:57 EST 2002

On Thu, 2002-05-09 at 06:38, Bill Fink wrote:
> I see that the changes I suggested have been incorporated into the
> 2.4.19-pre8-ben0 kernel.  I was able to successfully build and boot
> this kernel on my dual 500 MHz G4 (UP kernel), but the DRI was no
> longer functional (as reported by glxinfo).
> I had this working with the 2.4.18-ben0 kernel, with modified versions
> of drivers/char/drm/r128_{drv,state}.c that I got from a friend who I
> believe got them from the XFree86 CVS at the time.  That r128_state.c
> is now included in the 2.4.19-pre8-ben0 kernel but the new r128_drv.c
> was not included.  The diff is pretty innocuous:
> 42c42
> < #define DRIVER_DATE           "20010405"
> ---
> > #define DRIVER_DATE           "20010917"
> 45,46c45,46
> < #define DRIVER_MINOR          1
> < #define DRIVER_PATCHLEVEL     6
> ---
> > #define DRIVER_MINOR          2
> > #define DRIVER_PATCHLEVEL     0
> I figured what the heck, I didn't have anything to lose, so I went ahead
> and made the change, and now the DRI is working once more!

This is only valid if all of the r128 DRM is indeed 2.2 .

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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