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Date:      Sun, 04 Nov 2012 00:30:12 +1000
From:      Da Rock <freebsd-questions@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ATI HD 4850 driver
Message-ID:  <50952A74.1090200@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
In-Reply-To: <50952551.5040104@skynet.be>
References:  <50943887.7080001@skynet.be> <alpine.BSF.2.00.1211021520280.40594@wonkity.com> <50952551.5040104@skynet.be>

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On 11/04/12 00:08, ds wrote:
> Hi,
>
> there's something wrong with the dri package list. The original
> pkg-list (look attachment) shows the reason why the r600 driver was
> not correctly installed:
>
> all drivers in the pkg-list have the same path:
>
> /lib/dri/rxx_dri.so
>
> except for the r600 driver which is preceded by these characters:
>
> %%MESALIB76%%lib/dri/r600_dri.so
>
> Is there a reason why the path from the r600_dri.so driver is preceded
> by the characters "%%MESALIB76%%" ?
Try the ports list - this is a feature to make porting easier; as to why
it is denying the install of that particular library I couldn't say
right now as its late and I'm tired. If I get a chance I'll have a
better look after.

Good luck :)
>
> kind regards,
> Dirk
>
>
>
> On 11/02/12 22:21, Warren Block wrote:
>> On Fri, 2 Nov 2012, ds wrote:
>>
>>> I installed stellarium and the 3d acceleration of my ATI 4850 card
>>> didn't work in FreeBSD 9.0. The /var/log/Xorg.0.log showed that
>>> AIGLX could not load the r600_dri.so driver because it was missing
>>> in the /usr/local/lib/dri/ folder.
>>> So I recovered the r600_dri.so file from a PCBSD 9.0 installation
>>> and copied it to my FreeBSD 9.0  /usr/local/lib/dri/ folder  and now
>>> my 3d acceleration works. Are there plans to resolve this bug in
>>> FreeBSD version 9.1 ?
>>
>> It's hard to say what happened on your system, but it works on
>> others. The DRI libraries are installed by the graphics/dri port. 
>> Deinstalling, rebuilding, and reinstalling that port should create
>> them.  If it does not, something else is wrong on that system.
>>
>
>
>
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