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Tag ATI and VMWare driver

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY xorg-vmware-driver-version "13.3.0">
8
9 <!ENTITY xorg-vmware-driver-download-http "&xorg-download-http;/driver/xf86-video-vmware-&xorg-vmware-driver-version;.tar.bz2">
10 <!ENTITY xorg-vmware-driver-download-ftp "&xorg-download-ftp;/driver/xf86-video-vmware-&xorg-vmware-driver-version;.tar.bz2">
11 <!ENTITY xorg-vmware-driver-md5sum "08d66d062055080ff699ab4869726ea2">
12 <!ENTITY xorg-vmware-driver-size "464 KB">
13 <!ENTITY xorg-vmware-driver-buildsize "12 MB">
14 <!ENTITY xorg-vmware-driver-time "0.1 SBU">
15]>
16
17 <!-- Begin Xorg VMware Driver -->
18 <sect2 id="xorg-vmware-driver" xreflabel="Xorg VMware Driver-&xorg-vmware-driver-version;">
19
20 <sect2info>
21 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
22 <date>$Date$</date>
23 </sect2info>
24
25 <title>Xorg VMware Driver-&xorg-vmware-driver-version;</title>
26
27 <indexterm zone="xorg-vmware-driver">
28 <primary sortas="a-xorg-vmware-driver">xorg-vmware-driver</primary>
29 </indexterm>
30
31 <sect3 role="package">
32 <title>Introduction to Xorg VMware Driver</title>
33
34 <para>
35 The <application>Xorg VMware Driver</application> package contains the X.Org
36 Video Driver for VMware SVGA virtual video cards.
37 </para>
38
39 &lfs91_checked;
40
41 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Package Information</bridgehead>
42 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
43 <listitem>
44 <para>
45 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&xorg-vmware-driver-download-http;"/>
46 </para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>
50 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&xorg-vmware-driver-download-ftp;"/>
51 </para>
52 </listitem>
53 <listitem>
54 <para>
55 Download MD5 sum: &xorg-vmware-driver-md5sum;
56 </para>
57 </listitem>
58 <listitem>
59 <para>
60 Download size: &xorg-vmware-driver-size;
61 </para>
62 </listitem>
63 <listitem>
64 <para>
65 Estimated disk space required: &xorg-vmware-driver-buildsize;
66 </para>
67 </listitem>
68 <listitem>
69 <para>
70 Estimated build time: &xorg-vmware-driver-time;
71 </para>
72 </listitem>
73 </itemizedlist>
74
75 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Xorg VMware Driver Dependencies</bridgehead>
76
77 <bridgehead renderas="sect5">Required</bridgehead>
78 <para role="required">
79 <xref linkend="xorg-server"/>
80 </para>
81
82 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
83 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/xorg-vmware-driver"/>
84 </para>
85 </sect3>
86
87 <sect3 role="kernel" id="xorg-vmware-driver-kernel">
88 <title>Kernel Configuration</title>
89
90 <para>
91 Enable the following options in the kernel configuration and recompile the
92 kernel if necessary:
93 </para>
94
95<screen><literal>Device Drivers ---&gt;
96 Graphics support ---&gt;
97 &lt;*&gt; Direct Rendering Manager (XFree86 ... support) ---&gt; [CONFIG_DRM]
98 &lt;*&gt; DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPU [CONFIG_DRM_VMWGFX]
99 [*] Enable framebuffer console under vmwgfx by default [CONFIG_DRM_VMWGFX_FBCON]</literal></screen>
100
101 <indexterm zone="xorg-vmware-driver xorg-vmware-driver-kernel">
102 <primary sortas="d-xorg-vmware-driver">xorg-vmware-driver</primary>
103 </indexterm>
104 </sect3>
105
106 <sect3 role="installation">
107 <title>Installation of Xorg VMware Driver</title>
108
109 <para>
110 Install <application>Xorg VMware Driver</application> by running the following
111 commands:
112 </para>
113
114<screen><userinput>./configure $XORG_CONFIG &amp;&amp;
115make</userinput></screen>
116
117 <para>
118 This package does not come with a test suite.
119 </para>
120
121 <para>
122 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
123 </para>
124
125<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
126 </sect3>
127<!--
128 <sect3>
129 <title>Command Explanations</title>
130 <para>
131 <command>sed -i ...</command>: This sed fixes building with the latest
132 version of <application>Glibc</application>.
133 </para>
134 </sect3>-->
135
136 <sect3 role="content">
137 <title>Contents</title>
138
139 <segmentedlist>
140 <segtitle>Installed Xorg Driver</segtitle>
141
142 <seglistitem>
143 <seg>
144 vmware_drv.so
145 </seg>
146 </seglistitem>
147 </segmentedlist>
148
149 <variablelist>
150 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
151 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
152 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
153
154 <varlistentry id="vmware_drv">
155 <term><filename class="libraryfile">vmware_drv.so</filename></term>
156 <listitem>
157 <para>
158 is an Xorg video driver for VMware SVGA virtual video card.
159 </para>
160 <indexterm zone="xorg-vmware-driver vmware_drv">
161 <primary sortas="c-vmware_drv">vmware_drv.so</primary>
162 </indexterm>
163 </listitem>
164 </varlistentry>
165
166 </variablelist>
167
168 </sect3>
169
170 </sect2>
171 <!-- End Xorg VMware Driver -->
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