Commit 7aa7f755 authored by imirkin's avatar imirkin Committed by nouveau
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update git repo info

parent e323cb09
......@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ Nouveau is split into 4 main parts:
The kernel modules required by Nouveau (`drm.ko`, `drm_kms_helper.ko`, `ttm.ko` and `nouveau.ko`) are built from a Linux kernel tree. You have several options on how to download the source code (subsections of Section 1) and how to compile it (subsections of Section 2). See also [[KernelModeSetting|KernelModeSetting]] for important KMS notes. Please, read carefully.
[[The Nouveau kernel git repository|]] is called `nouveau/linux-2.6` and contains one recommended branch: `master`. The repository name contains "2.6" because we never bothered to rename it to "3": that would either break a lot of people's git configs or we would have two names for the same repository, for no benefit. It does contain the Linux 3.x versions.
[[The Nouveau kernel git repository|]] contains one recommended branch: `master`.
You may not be able to compile the DRM modules against your current kernel, if it is too old (might need an -rc kernel or even Linus' git kernel). The possible errors include build failure and kernel modules that cannot be loaded. It is recommended to build your whole kernel from this branch (Section 2.1).
......@@ -58,11 +58,11 @@ You have multiple choices when it comes to downloading the source code:
In order to download the full Nouveau kernel tree, please run the following command (un-comment --depth=1 if you don't want the full history):
git clone git:// # --depth=1
git clone # --depth=1
There is also an out-of-tree version of the module that you can get at:
git clone git://
git clone
#### Full kernel compilation
......@@ -174,7 +174,7 @@ Mesa can be compiled by running the following commands:
The libvdpau will look for in the same prefix as it was installed (regardless of LD_LIBRARY_PATH). We thus need to recompile libvdpau and install it to the same prefix as mesa in order for it to use the right
$ cd $DEV_HOME
$ git clone git://
$ git clone git://
$ cd libvdpau/
$ ./ --prefix=$NVD
$ make
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