X not working after upgrade to 3.4

John Marino dragonflybsd at marino.st
Fri May 17 04:40:54 PDT 2013

On 5/17/2013 13:20, Ivan Uemlianin wrote:
> Dear Justin
> Now installing X on DragonFly 3.2 doesn't work! It bails out during the
> building of MesaLib with
> In file included from mach64_context.c:46:
> mach64_context.h:302:22: error: byteswap.h: No such file or directory
> This is what I am going to do:
> 1. have a lie down
> 2. install a current system without X
> 3. use, explore, etc
> 4. experiment with installing X
> I live mostly in emacs, and I'm starting to use tmux and mu4e (an email
> client for emacs), so 3 will be ok.
> For 4 I shall journey through the bsd and xorg forums of the world. I'll
> report back once I've got the answers I need.
> I shall install freebsd rather than DragonFly. That might give me access
> to a broader population for 4.
> This Thinkpad x60 is a nice little machine, but it's never had a chance
> to shine: it's always had Windows XP or Ubuntu on it, neither of which
> are very exciting.

DragonFly 3.4 with dports is always an option.
It has a much newer xorg server.

More information about the Users mailing list