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From: Brian Parkhurst <brianp@×××××××.net>
To: 'Aron Griffis' <agriffis@g.o>, gentoo-alpha@l.g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-alpha] ebuild update for Xorg-x11
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 23:19:50
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alpha] ebuild update for Xorg-x11 by Aron Griffis
1 I've seen the issues with mieee I'll add to my default CFLAGS, might want to
2 add that to the Alpha Handbook Documentation. I've seen the ieee problem
3 mostly with the native compaq compiler though, both on Alpha-linux and
4 Tru64.
6 I'll see if I can find the pages referencing the PIC problems again, took me
7 a while to find it.
8 1)
9 2)
11 +type+10&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&
12 3)
14 Hmm, can't find the reference to PIC again but did find the above references
15 to a patch for the ELF relocate problem for the Xserver module loader on the
16 Alpha platform..
18 Brian..
22 -----Original Message-----
23 From: Aron Griffis [mailto:agriffis@g.o]
24 Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 4:04 PM
25 To: gentoo-alpha@l.g.o
26 Subject: Re: [gentoo-alpha] ebuild update for Xorg-x11
28 Brian C. Parkhurst wrote:[Tue Oct 26 2004, 06:36:52PM EDT]
29 > The -fPIC -DPIC definitely made a difference. I've been running Gentoo
30 > since January on this particular alpha but have yet (Xfree or Xorg) to
31 > get X to run locally. Always server core exit on run.
33 I'm running xorg-x11-6.8 on XP1000 with no problems without needing to
34 explicitly specify -fPIC
36 > I was also getting lots of:
37 >
38 > Elf_RelocateEntry() Unsupported relocation type 10
39 >
40 > Which googling pointed to PIC problems with the compilation.
42 Oh, really? I wasn't aware of that. Could you point to the pages?
44 > Xorg -configure always worked okay. Last problem I was having was xfs
45 > giving a floating point exception on startup.
47 This isn't related to -fPIC. I include -mieee in CFLAGS on alpha
48 which would probably fix that problem for you. (I'd like it if
49 everybody would include -mieee in CFLAGS on alpha... there's almost no
50 code out there that's written to work with the non-ieee behavior, so
51 it's just asking for trouble to build without it)
53 > The build took 12 hours and I am still getting the ELF errors but it
54 > looks as the X continues to run and doesn't server exit.
55 > (I'm not actually at the console at the moment to see the X though).
56 > BTW, this alpha server 800 with an add-on ATI RagePro3D+TV (Mach 64
57 > derivative)
58 > I disabled the onboard S3 VGA as it wasn't supported except as a VGA.
60 Good to hear it's working... I don't have an ATI adapter on alpha to
61 test at the moment. My daily workstation has an Elsa GLoria.
63 Regards,
64 Aron
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