[TAG] Rebuilding an X Radeon Driver
thomas_adam16 at yahoo.com
Sat May 8 21:50:42 MSD 2004
--- Chris Gianakopoulos <cgianakop at 1stconnect.com> wrote:
> Hi Gang!
> Okay -- so my monitor is not always recoginized on by my bios at power
> up. So,
> I hacked my radeon_driver.c file (one of the source files for the radeon
> driver) so that in the "Monitor not detected!!!" case, the CRT case will
> chosen. Yea, I know that can be dangerous, but, I'm a software cowboy
You could do what I do, and just snip the relevant wires in the cable so
that the monitor probing cannot take place....
> Here's my question. Can I just chdir to the
> "xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/drivers/ati" directory and type "make
> or do I have to be in the top level source directory (xc) and type "make
Top-level will (or should) recurse down. You an of course, just cd to a
directory and type: "make", which will do its thing. Remember that if you
have already compiled things, then you'll have to do: "make clean" first.
-- Thomas Adam
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you for all of them at once when you get better. The
experience will probably kill you. :)"
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