[Mesa-users] radeon_drv.so provided by xf86-video-ati and mesa

Jerome Glisse glisse at freedesktop.org
Tue Jun 15 15:37:05 PDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 06:55:47PM +0200, Martin Stolpe wrote:
> Hello,
> I've built xf86-video-ati and mesa from git. I have a r500 card and enabled 
> Gallium for mesa. When I build those two packages each of them has the 
> following file: "/usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/radeon_drv.so". This means if I 
> install these two packages I got a conflict because of the file.
> Xorg starts with the "radeon_drv.so" from xf86-video-ati but not with the one 
> from mesa. What is the file from mesa used for? Is it meant to replace the file 
> from DDX? Any clarification would be appreciated.
> Regards,
> Martin

Files from mesa is very experimental (and only concern r3xx,r4xx,r5xx
aka radeon 9600 to radeon HD1950) you can ignore it, if it works
it's by luck.


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