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Last change on this file since 53a89e5 was 53a89e5, checked in by Ken Moffat <ken@…>, 8 years ago

Archive separate glamor-egl in favour of glamor in xorg-server.

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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-server-download-http "&xorg-download-http;/xserver/xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY xorg-server-download-ftp "&xorg-download-ftp;/xserver/xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY xorg-server-md5sum "8a9ff6ee9907360f09b5bdabb8089502">
10 <!ENTITY xorg-server-size "5.6 MB">
11 <!ENTITY xorg-server-buildsize "434 MB">
12 <!ENTITY xorg-server-time "1.6 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="xorg-server" xreflabel="Xorg-Server-&xorg-server-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="xorg-server.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>Xorg-Server-&xorg-server-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="xorg-server">
26 <primary sortas="a-xorg-server">xorg-server</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to Xorg Server</title>
31
32 <para>
33 The <application>Xorg</application> Server is the core
34 of the X Window system.
35 </para>
36
37 &lfs75_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
41 <listitem>
42 <para>
43 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&xorg-server-download-http;"/>
44 </para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>
48 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&xorg-server-download-ftp;"/>
49 </para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>
53 Download MD5 sum: &xorg-server-md5sum;
54 </para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>
58 Download size: &xorg-server-size;
59 </para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>
63 Estimated disk space required: &xorg-server-buildsize;
64 </para>
65 </listitem>
66 <listitem>
67 <para>
68 Estimated build time: &xorg-server-time;
69 </para>
70 </listitem>
71 </itemizedlist>
72
73 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
74 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
75 <listitem>
76 <para>
77 Recommended patch:
78 <ulink url="&patch-root;/xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;-upstream_glamor_fix-1.patch"/>
79 </para>
80 </listitem>
81 <listitem>
82 <para>
83 Optional patch:
84 <ulink url="&patch-root;/xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;-add_prime_support-1.patch"/>
85 </para>
86 </listitem>
87 </itemizedlist>
88
89 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Xorg Server Dependencies</bridgehead>
90
91 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
92 <para role="required">
93 <xref linkend="openssl"/> or
94 <xref linkend="nettle"/> or
95 <xref linkend="libgcrypt"/>,
96 <xref linkend="pixman"/>,
97 <xref linkend="xorg7-font"/>, and
98 <xref linkend="xkeyboard-config"/>
99 </para>
100
101 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
102 <para>
103 <xref linkend="libepoxy"/> (required for glamor, see command
104 explanations below)
105 </para>
106
107 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
108 <para>
109 <xref linkend="acpid"/> (runtime),
110 <xref linkend="doxygen"/> (to build API documentation),
111 <xref linkend="fop"/>, (to build documentation),
112 <xref linkend="gs"/> (to build documentation), and
113 <xref linkend="xmlto"/>, (to build documentation)
114 </para>
115
116 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
117 <ulink url='&blfs-wiki;/Xorg7Server'/>
118 </para>
119 </sect2>
120
121 <sect2 role="installation">
122 <title>Installation of Xorg Server</title>
123
124 <para>
125 If you are enabling glamor, apply the recommended patch by running
126 the following command:
127 </para>
128
129<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;-upstream_glamor_fix-1.patch</userinput></screen>
130
131 <para>
132 If you have downloaded the optional patch, apply it by running
133 the following command:
134 </para>
135
136<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;-add_prime_support-1.patch</userinput></screen>
137
138 <para>
139 Install the server by running the following commands:
140 </para>
141
142<screen><userinput>./configure $XORG_CONFIG \
143 --with-xkb-output=/var/lib/xkb \
144 --enable-dmx \
145 --enable-glamor \
146 --enable-install-setuid \
147 --enable-suid-wrapper &amp;&amp;
148make</userinput></screen>
149
150 <para>
151 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.
152 </para>
153
154 <para>
155 Now as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
156 user:
157 </para>
158
159<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
160mkdir -pv /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d &amp;&amp;
161cat &gt;&gt; /etc/sysconfig/createfiles &lt;&lt; "EOF"
162<literal>/tmp/.ICE-unix dir 1777 root root
163/tmp/.X11-unix dir 1777 root root</literal>
164EOF</userinput></screen>
165
166 </sect2>
167
168 <sect2 role="commands">
169 <title>Command Explanations</title>
170
171 <para>
172 <parameter>--enable-dmx</parameter>: Build DMX (Distributed Multihead X)
173 server.
174 </para>
175
176 <para>
177 <parameter>--enable-glamor</parameter>: Build the Glamor DIX (Device
178 Independent X) module which is currently required for Southern Islands and
179 Sea Islands radeon video chipsets, optional for some other radeons, and
180 also optional for the intel driver.
181 </para>
182
183 <para>
184 <parameter>--enable-install-setuid</parameter>: The Xorg binary must run as
185 the root user. This switch ensures that the binary is installed
186 setuid when <command>make</command> is run by an unprivileged user.
187 </para>
188
189 <para>
190 <parameter>--enable-suid-wrapper</parameter>: Build suid-root wrapper for
191 legacy driver support on rootless xserver systems.
192 </para>
193
194 <para>
195 <command>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/sysconfig/createfiles...</command>: This
196 command creates the <filename class="directory">/tmp/.ICE-unix</filename>
197 and <filename class="directory">/tmp/.X11-unix</filename> directories at
198 startup, and ensures that the permissions and ownership are correct as
199 required by the server.
200 </para>
201
202 </sect2>
203
204 <sect2 role="content">
205 <title>Contents</title>
206
207 <segmentedlist>
208 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
209 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
210 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
211
212 <seglistitem>
213 <seg>
214 cvt, dmxaddinput, dmxaddscreen, dmxinfo, dmxreconfig, dmxresize,
215 dmxrminput, dmxrmscreen, dmxtodmx, dmxwininfo, gtf, vdltodmx, X,
216 Xdmx, xdmxconfig, Xnest, Xorg, and Xvfb
217 </seg>
218 <seg>
219 several under $XORG_PREFIX/lib/xorg/modules/{,extensions,multimedia}
220 </seg>
221 <seg>
222 $XORG_PREFIX/include/xorg,
223 $XORG_PREFIX/lib/xorg,
224 $XORG_PREFIX/share/X11/xorg.conf.d, and
225 /var/lib/xkb
226 </seg>
227 </seglistitem>
228 </segmentedlist>
229
230 <variablelist>
231 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
232 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
233 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
234
235 <varlistentry id="cvt-x7">
236 <term><command>cvt</command></term>
237 <listitem>
238 <para>
239 calculates VESA CVT mode lines.
240 </para>
241 <indexterm zone="xorg-server cvt-x7">
242 <primary sortas="b-cvt">cvt</primary>
243 </indexterm>
244 </listitem>
245 </varlistentry>
246
247 <varlistentry id="dmx-x7">
248 <term><command>dmx*</command></term>
249 <listitem>
250 <para>
251 are various tools used for manipulating the dmx server.
252 </para>
253 <indexterm zone="xorg-server dmx-x7">
254 <primary sortas="b-dmx">dmx*</primary>
255 </indexterm>
256 </listitem>
257 </varlistentry>
258
259 <varlistentry id="gtf-x7">
260 <term><command>gtf</command></term>
261 <listitem>
262 <para>
263 calculates VESA GTF mode lines.
264 </para>
265 <indexterm zone="xorg-server gtf-x7">
266 <primary sortas="b-gtf">gtf</primary>
267 </indexterm>
268 </listitem>
269 </varlistentry>
270
271 <varlistentry id="vdltodmx-x7">
272 <term><command>vdltodmx</command></term>
273 <listitem>
274 <para>
275 is a tool used to convert VDL config files to DMX config
276 files.
277 </para>
278 <indexterm zone="xorg-server vdltodmx-x7">
279 <primary sortas="b-vdltodmx">vdltodmx</primary>
280 </indexterm>
281 </listitem>
282 </varlistentry>
283
284 <varlistentry id="X-x7">
285 <term><command>X</command></term>
286 <listitem>
287 <para>
288 is a symbolic link to Xorg.
289 </para>
290 <indexterm zone="xorg-server X-x7">
291 <primary sortas="b-X">X</primary>
292 </indexterm>
293 </listitem>
294 </varlistentry>
295
296 <varlistentry id="Xnest-x7">
297 <term><command>Xnest</command></term>
298 <listitem>
299 <para>
300 is a nested X server.
301 </para>
302 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xnest-x7">
303 <primary sortas="b-Xnest">Xnest</primary>
304 </indexterm>
305 </listitem>
306 </varlistentry>
307
308 <varlistentry id="Xorg-x7">
309 <term><command>Xorg</command></term>
310 <listitem>
311 <para>
312 is the X11R7 X Server.
313 </para>
314 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xorg-x7">
315 <primary sortas="b-Xorg">Xorg</primary>
316 </indexterm>
317 </listitem>
318 </varlistentry>
319
320 <varlistentry id="Xvfb-x7">
321 <term><command>Xvfb</command></term>
322 <listitem>
323 <para>
324 is the virtual framebuffer X server for X Version 11.
325 </para>
326 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xvfb-x7">
327 <primary sortas="b-Xvfb">Xvfb</primary>
328 </indexterm>
329 </listitem>
330 </varlistentry>
331
332 <varlistentry id="xdmxconfig-x7">
333 <term><command>xdmxconfig</command></term>
334 <listitem>
335 <para>
336 is a graphical configuration utility for the dmx server.
337 </para>
338 <indexterm zone="xorg-server xdmxconfig-x7">
339 <primary sortas="b-xdmxconfig">xdmxconfig</primary>
340 </indexterm>
341 </listitem>
342 </varlistentry>
343
344 </variablelist>
345
346 </sect2>
347
348</sect1>
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