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Re: Putting X on the hurd

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: Putting X on the hurd
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2001 17:30:41 +0200
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On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 08:57:55PM +0530, Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote:
> Unfortunately you must add agpgart as an additional dependency outside
> of XFree86. The "i810" XFree86 driver needs the agpgart *kernel* module
> even on Linux.  Which is why I asked if anyone has tried to port that
> module/driver to Hurd.

Yes, I found this info now in the X sources.  I think it is required to
access memory for the card.

> I plan to read up on this and then post some more on the list.

I found some info in:

and the source files in that directory.  Mmh.  I think a framebuffer in
oskit would be nice (in general, we dislike to write and maintain such
specialities like agpgart modules etc.  The main problem is the committment
to certain interfaces to access such things).


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