• Issue with SCFG?

    From tmccaf@VERT to Digital Man on Monday, January 30, 2023 09:03:09
    I installed synchronet no problem and went into sccfg first time no problem. Now though when I try to get into scfg I get this error:

    MESA-LOADER failed to open ast: /usr/lib/dri/ast_dri.so

    Any ideas?

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  • From echicken@VERT/ECBBS to tmccaf on Monday, January 30, 2023 17:23:43
    Re: Issue with SCFG?
    By: tmccaf to Digital Man on Mon Jan 30 2023 09:03:09

    I installed synchronet no problem and went into sccfg first time no problem. Now though when I try to get into scfg I get this error:

    MESA-LOADER failed to open ast: /usr/lib/dri/ast_dri.so

    Any ideas?

    You can probably work around it by running scfg as 'scfg -iC' for curses mode.

    Proper fix would be to get that file onto your system. The top result I'm seeing for 'ast_dri.so' suggests installing the 'xserver-xorg-video-ast' package on Ubuntu. (I have no idea if that's correct or what distro you're using.)

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  • From Digital Man@VERT to tmccaf on Monday, January 30, 2023 10:12:06
    Re: Issue with SCFG?
    By: tmccaf to Digital Man on Mon Jan 30 2023 09:03 am

    I installed synchronet no problem and went into sccfg first time no problem. Now though when I try to get into scfg I get this error:

    MESA-LOADER failed to open ast: /usr/lib/dri/ast_dri.so

    Any ideas?

    SCFG will run in graphics mode by default, if it can, and it's attempting to do that. SDL (the sound and graphics library we use) is trying to open that device driver or library (ast_dri).

    Running "scfg -ic" or "scfg -id" will force SCFG to run in one of its supported text modes and avoid that problem, but you probably want to install the missing driver or library which is needed for your system (GPU?).
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  • From tmccaf@VERT to Digital Man on Monday, January 30, 2023 12:27:02
    I figured was missing a driver it seems that debian bullseye don't have this driver or package for the driver. I even went to ASPEED source and seems compression is missing. I am going to try Ubuntu instead. Thanks for the help.

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  • From Havok@VERT/ANARCHY to tmccaf on Monday, January 30, 2023 20:01:58
    Re: Issue with SCFG?
    By: tmccaf to Digital Man on Mon Jan 30 2023 12:27 pm

    I figured was missing a driver it seems that debian bullseye don't have this driver or package for the driver. I even went to ASPEED source and seems compression is missing. I am going to try Ubuntu instead. Thanks for

    Funny I installed bullseye about two weeks ago with no trouble at all.
    One box with 3.19 and another with 3.20 and both seem to work without
    giltch you having trouble with.

    Anyway my two cents!





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