On 8/7/07, Sergio Monteiro Basto <sergio@...> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 08:16 -0600, Brian Paul wrote:
> > > Michel suggest when install linux-agp-compat instead of delete
> > > Module.symvers
> > > I append the Module(s).symvers file generated by linux-agp-compat
> > > to the kernel's file of the same name with cat >> before building
> > the
> > > DRM.
> > > And works quite well.
> > > So this could be add mesa/linux-agp-compat/README
> > Done.
> has Dave wrote:
> It's in 2.6.21 (kernel) and later, it is just a part of agp, nothing
> special about compat or otherwise, I haven't used linux-agp-compat in a
> is the kernel git commitid
> So , this information should also enter in
> mesa/linux-agp-compat/README , that this is just for kernel < 2.6.21
> And to install linux-agp-compat in kernel < 2.6.21
> we should, overwrite .ko modules kernel like this:
> cp agpgart.ko intel-agp.ko /lib/modules/`uname -a`/kernel/drivers/char/agp/
> instead install in other location.
> And we should swap, not append the symbols.
> I done a little script which do that, replace all agp_symblos generated
> by this new modules on old one.
> Just to be more precisely ...
> The script is a little raw, but the 2 temporary files, tmp1 and
> cm, could explain the script itself. I not sure that works in all platforms.
OK, I've checked in some updates to the README file. Please review.
BTW, I think you meant to use `uname -r` above, not `uname -a`.