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SubjectRe: [BUG]: agpgart for i810 chipsets broken in 2.5.51
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On Tue, 2002-12-10 at 19:48, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 09:47:24PM +0500, Antonino Daplas wrote:
> > On Tue, 2002-12-10 at 18:11, Dave Jones wrote:
> > > On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 05:21:29PM +0500, Antonino Daplas wrote:
> > > > 2. The i810 driver for Xfree86 will also fail to load because of
> > > > version mismatch (0.99 vs 1.0). Rolling back the version corrects the
> > > > problem.
> > >
> > > Ugh, that's great. So X has to be patched every time the agpgart code
> > > gets a new revision ? That sounds really unpleasant.
> > >
> > Actually, X is complaining that the kernel version was too old, crazy
> > no?
>
> That chunk of X code is crap. So much so, that someone even put a
> comment there (not that what they suggested was much better).
>
> See line 122 of http://www.atomised.org/docs/XFree86-4.2.1/agp_8c-source.html
>
Ouch. That's a sh??ty version check. And it has to be present from
4.0.0 to 4.2.1, and if they don't correct it, 4.3.0.

Tony

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