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Re: Updating libdrm and xf86-video-ati?
Bernd Ernesti wrote:
>On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 11:03:19PM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
>> Robert Swindells found out that updating xf86-video-ati to 6.14.6 gets
>> rid of some display problems introduced with the latest cairo.
>> The release notes claim that that version needs libdrm-2.4.36 though,
>> and xsrc only contains 2.4.20.
>> Does anyone see a problem with updating the two?
>I updated xf86-video-ati here and it works fine without the libdrm update.
>The generated config.h needs some adjustment for the wrong libdrm version.
>And the debug messages in the driver are annoying if you switch the console
>but that is also the case for the current version. They only added some more
>The updated libdrm requirment looked for me only for KMS, which we do
The detailed list of changes in the release note suggest that the updated
libdrm is only needed for KMS.
I don't see any difference in the behaviour of glxgears or glxinfo
between 6.14.4 and 6.14.6.
>I plan to update the driver but that has to wait until Sunday.
I can update it sooner if people want me to.
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