[PATCH] wayland-web: Remove info about nouveau kernel build

cdahlin at redhat.com cdahlin at redhat.com
Thu Mar 22 18:47:13 PDT 2012

From: Casey Dahlin <cdahlin at redhat.com>

The page flip code for nouveau has been upstream for almost a year now, but the
build instructions still stated you needed a kernel from nouveau git. This has
been corrected.

Signed-off-by: Casey Dahlin <cdahlin at redhat.com>
 building.html |   32 ++------------------------------
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 30 deletions(-)

diff --git a/building.html b/building.html
index ff4ac1b..e3bbde7 100644
--- a/building.html
+++ b/building.html
@@ -34,10 +34,8 @@ not fglrx/catalyst).  DRM output requires kernel version 2.6.38.
 Cards probably work back to Radeon 7200 (2000).</p>
 <p><b>nVidia</b>: Requires Nouveau (open source driver).  DRM output
-requires a kernel built from the Nouveau git repository, details below.
-Cards probably work back to Riva TNT (1998).  The latest series of chips,
-NVC0 / Fermi, released March 2010, requires loading external firmware
-for Nouveau, which is not documented.</p>
+requires kernel version 2.6.37 for nv40 or lower cards, 2.6.38 for nv50
 <h2>Setting up the environment</h2>
 <p>If you want to install in a custom location (not system wide), you'll need
@@ -228,31 +226,5 @@ LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose
-<h2>Nouveau Kernel</h2>
-<p>To use DRM output with nVidia, you need to build a kernel from the
-Nouveau kernel git repository:<br>
-(<a href="http://cgit.freedesktop.org/nouveau/linux-2.6/commit/?id=8e645575d469bf08c9d5d98a101ef4cfce6a9180">required commit</a>)
-<pre>    $ git clone --depth 1 git://anongit.freedesktop.org/nouveau/linux-2.6
-    $ cd linux-2.6
-    $ cp /boot/config-`uname -r` .config # use .config of currently running kernel
-    $ yes "" | make oldconfig            # use defaults for new options
-    $ make clean &amp;&amp; make &amp;&amp; make modules &amp;&amp; sudo make modules_install &amp;&amp; sudo make install
-Ubuntu Maverick's /sbin/installkernel is broken, requring these additional commands:
-<pre>    $ mkinitramfs -o initrd.img `make kernelversion`+
-    $ sudo mv initrd.img /boot/initrd.img-`make kernelversion`+
-    $ sudo update-grub
-<p>To uninstall a kernel installed this way:</p>
-<pre>    $ sudo rm /boot/initrd.img-`make kernelversion`+ /lib/modules/`make kernelversion`+
-    $ sudo update-grub

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