USB2VGA SIS or Displaylink DL-165
kicking177 at gmail.com
Sat May 9 10:41:20 UTC 2020
I've finally managed to come back to this.
I've recompiled the kernel with the patch.
But now I need some guidance on how (or where to look to find guidance)
on how to rebuild the X-Server for Debian 9 with the patches mentioned.
Should I be pulling some sort of source from repositories on Debian and
building in a specific Debian way or do I need to pull source from an
XOrg site and build from that (in a away Debian 9 works with)?
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On 02/01/2020 18:02, Böszörményi Zoltán wrote:
> 2020. 01. 02. 18:08 keltezéssel, KKing írta:
>> Hi Zoltán
>> Thankyou for all that information.
>> I will have to try and find time to look into those changes. couple
>> of questions:
>> 1. Can I (or should I) be applying those kernel changes to the same
>> version of kernel in use by each unit?
> The only kernel change quoted was in the mail, a single line was
> changed in swiotlb.h
> It should apply practically any recent kernel version.
> The 3 links contained Xorg server code changes so they need to be applied
> to the Xorg X-server sources and rebuilt.
>> 2. Or do the changes have to be made to a more recent kernel version?
>> 3. Also I forgot to mention on one of my units I have a bootup msg of
>> "KVM disable by BIOS" would that affect any of this?
> I don't know. As far as I know, KVM is short for
> Keyboard-Video-Mouse switcher and I only used an
> external one that the computer had no control over.
> If you meant KVM as the Linux kernel VM hypervisor, then no.
> Best regards,
> Zoltán Böszörményi
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