Submit #2178

[PATCH] Note about the use of secondary cards with DRI

Added by juanfra684 almost 5 years ago. Updated almost 5 years ago.

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share/man/man4/drm.4 | 6 ++++++
1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/share/man/man4/drm.4 b/share/man/man4/drm.4
index 3c38f08..688e388 100644
--- a/share/man/man4/drm.4
+++ b/share/man/man4/drm.4
@@ -102,6 +102,12 @@ EndSection
+If you have two graphic cards (i.e.: a on-board graphics and other AGP/PCI/PCIe
+card) and you would like use the secondary device with DRI, you will need make
+a symbolic link from /dev/dri/card1 to /dev/dri/card0 always. This is a old bug
+of Xorg, the DRI module only reads the first device.
Debugging output can be enabled and disabled by setting the
.Xr sysctl 8

man_drm.patch Magnifier (1.13 KB) juanfra684, 11/08/2011 02:07 AM

0001-Fixed-a-little-error-in-the-man-page-of-drm.patch Magnifier (753 Bytes) juanfra684, 11/08/2011 02:21 AM

Related issues

Related to Submit #2184: test Closed 11/13/2011


#1 Updated by juanfra684 almost 5 years ago

I've modified the patch for correct the format and add the reference to devfsctl
(the last one thanks to swildner@).

#2 Updated by juanfra684 almost 5 years ago

The other patch to the man page of drm. I don't find the bug associated to this
patch, so I think this is the only entry in the bug tracker.

#3 Updated by admin almost 5 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to Submit

#4 Updated by swildner almost 5 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)
  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Thanks, I've committed it.

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