Compiling xf86-video-xgi driver for ARM

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Tue Jan 15 07:45:14 PST 2013

On 01/15/13 03:58 AM, Jeffrey Langerak wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry for the many emails, but I think I have fixed the problem, there was a
> patch needed for this error and applied that patch and recompiled the driver.
> Afterwards there was an error about no devices found, so I moved my xorg.conf to
> a safe place and restarted lightdm, so X uses it's defaults. That seems to be
> working withot errors, can someone confirm that the XGI driver is now loaded
> correctly? (not able to test this currently)

> [ 10478.408] (II) UnloadModule: "xgi"
> [ 10478.409] (II) Unloading xgi
> [ 10478.411] (==) FBDEV(0): Backing store disabled
> [ 10478.411] (==) FBDEV(0): DPMS enabled

Looks like it loaded correctly, somehow decided it wasn't going to work (don't
see any messages stating why), unloaded and fell back to fbdev.

I'm not sure if the xgi driver has worked in years (or ever worked for that
matter) - it's not maintained by anyone.

	-Alan Coopersmith-              alan.coopersmith at
	 Oracle Solaris Engineering -

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