Conflicting Directions in BLFS & DRI compilation Guide?

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Tue Aug 13 17:43:50 PDT 2002

Jerry Hoover wrote:

> When compiling the kernel to install direct rendering the blfs book 
> reads to ENABLE dri? in the kernel and the DRI compilation Guide site 
> reads to DISABLE dri? Whitch one should I go with? I have not yet got 
> it running right!
>  I Have gone though and built another lfs from scratch system and am 
> about to compile and install the kernal for the first time at the end 
> of ch #8 lfs. and would like to compile in the right options the first 
> time . I use a radeon 64 mgb vidio card. 

I found that enabling DRI drivers was necessary for proper linkages. 
 The DRI instructions then have you overwrite the older files.  If you 
find different procedures that work, keep detailed notes and let me know.
  -- Bruce

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