git repos, r600g prerequites

Jerome Glisse j.glisse at
Thu Nov 18 06:34:45 PST 2010

2010/11/18 Marius Gröger <marius.groeger at>:
> Hi,
> I find the various git repositories for drm sometimes a little confusing.
> For example, what is the difference between d-n and d-c-n? Maybe it would be
> a good idea to fill out the gitweb information for each each repository.
> Currently they all report "Unnamed repository; edit this file to name it for
> gitweb."
> I'm asking because I want to know which repo would be suited best to try
> r600g. I'm on an RS780G and have the xorg-edgers X and mesa packages,
> x86_64. About half a year ago
>  LIBGL_DRIVERS_DIR=/usr/lib/dri/gallium glxgears
> used to work, but for a while know this will instantly and horribly corrupt
> the screen, crash the system, and reboot. So I would like to make sure I'm
> using the right drm base for my experiments. I would also be interested in
> any other prerequites r600g requires.
> Marius

Best is to use mesa master repository. And kernel 2.6.36 or newer, the
other drm kernel tree are mostly to fix issues and are interesting if
you are facing one of those issues or just want to help in testing

Jerome Glisse

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