[arch-dev-public] xorg status (upcoming in testing)

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 12:58:37 EST 2009

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 1:36 AM, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-02-23 at 00:41 +0100, Geoffroy Carrier wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 22:43, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
>> > Besides these rebuilds, I think we're going to have problems with binary
>> > drivers again. X will refuse to load them, unless you tell it to ignore
>> > ABI mismatches.
>> I can try nvidia (on a 32 bits laptop) and catalyst (on a 64 bits
>> desktop, with both x86_64 and i686 installs) drivers with gnome + a
>> few games (<ad>like the awesome world of goo and multiwinia</ad>) if
>> this can be of any help!
> I read on phoronix about new nvidia drivers that have server-1.6
> support. It seems AMD still doesn't support server-1.6 with their 9.2
> catalyst release, so that one is likely to break (again).

What was the "ignore abi" flag again? Might be worth mentioning in an
upgrade notice or news item, if this is going to be a problem

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