[ubuntu-x] Help building intel driver

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Mon Mar 9 20:28:14 GMT 2009

On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 04:17:40PM -0400, Geir Ove Myhr wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm trying to build the intel driver to test a proposed patch for bug
> 273306 in launchpad (patch at the upstream bug report at
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=20463).
> I have set up a machine with Jaunty, added
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/xorg-edgers/ppa/ubuntu to
> /etc/apt/sources.list to get the latest supporting packages and run
> `apt-get build-dep xserver-xorg-video-intel` to get the development
> packages necessary for building the intel driver.
> After `git clone
> git://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/xorg/driver/xf86-video-intel` to
> downlad the driver code, and `./autogen.sh` to generate a configure
> script etc., `make` fails in xf86-video-intel/src/i830_memory.c:
> ../doltcompile gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I..   -I/usr/include/xorg
> -I/usr/include/pixman-1    -I/usr/include/drm   -Wall -Wpointer-arith
> -Wstrict-prototypes 	-Wmissing-prototypes -Wmissing-declarations
> 	-Wnested-externs -fno-strict-aliasing -I/usr/include/xorg
> -I/usr/include/pixman-1   -I/usr/include/drm   -I/usr/include/X11/dri
> -I../uxa -DI830_XV -DI830_USE_XAA -DI830_USE_EXA -DI830_USE_UXA -g -O2
> -MT i830_memory.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/i830_memory.Tpo -c -o
> i830_memory.lo i830_memory.c
> i830_memory.c: In function ?i830_allocator_init?:
> i830_memory.c:537: error: ?I915_SETPARAM_NUM_USED_FENCES? undeclared
> (first use in this function)
> i830_memory.c:537: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
> i830_memory.c:537: error: for each function it appears in.)
> make[4]: *** [i830_memory.lo] Error 1
> make[4]: Leaving directory `/home/gomyhrtest/xf86-video-intel/src'
> make[3]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/gomyhrtest/xf86-video-intel/src'
> make[2]: *** [all] Error 2
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/gomyhrtest/xf86-video-intel/src'
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/gomyhrtest/xf86-video-intel'
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> What am I missing? I'd rather not recompile the whole stack with mesa,
> DRM, etc. since this is just to check a VGA detection bug.
> I see intel driver in the xorg-edgers PPA is essentially the same
> version. In the log it says
> * Only added debian/ tree from origin/debian-experimental
>   * + disable kernel mode setting (won't build)
> If the kernel mode setting is the problem, how do I disable it?

Newer -intel needs libdrm 2.4.5.  Did you install that?  (I'd assume the
configure script would catch that?)


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