[Mesa-dev] Four questions about DRI1 drivers

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 01:36:30 PST 2012

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 7:36 AM, Connor Behan <connor.behan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am a first time mailing list joiner, long time user of exclusively free
> video drivers. I was very upset to see the DRI1 drivers removed from the
> codebase in August and I waited until now to complain because I wanted to
> see if the good changes like OpenGL3 would at least make it into the 8.0
> release. My questions (mainly about r128) are the following:

You can still build r128_dri.so from Mesa 7.11 and it will work with
later Mesa libGLs fine.

You just can't build it from Mesa 8.0 source anymore.

To do a DRI2 driver you really need kms + memory manager support,
anyone who looked at this for
r128 said merging it into radeon as the best plan.


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