cannot get xorg 2d drivers to compile!

Gabriel C nix.or.die at
Sun Feb 25 01:27:55 PST 2007

Kevin Smith wrote:
> I just upgraded my kernel to version My X is the same as it 
> was when I installed slack 10.2 which is 6.8.2.i486-3
> My video card is an i915M. The kernel doesn't have out of the box 
> support for that though so I'm trying to compile the ones from 
> and other sources. None of them ever compile, 
> saying I do not have the latest kernel modules (which is why I decided 
> to installed over my 2.6.18). But alas the problems still exist...
> Is this a certain magical way I'm supposed to build the kernel? Songs or 
> rituals? There HAS to be a way to get the provided drivers from intel 
> working. I'm all ears for suggestions. I'd rather not install a new X if 
> I don't have to.
> I get errors during the ./configure stage when trying to install the 
> "xorg 2d driver" from the previously mentioned site. Here is a paste of it:
> ./configure: line 20569: syntax error near unexpected token `XINERAMA,'
> ./configure: line 20569: `XORG_DRIVER_CHECK_EXT(XINERAMA, xineramaproto)'

Install xineramaproto ?


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