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PostPosted: Sun Nov 30, 2003 2:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I want amd64 support :( This is one thing which NVidia offers, oh well...

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2003 9:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just got a 9800 to replace my ti4200. Installation went smooth, got opengl working. Few glitches in games (ET mainly) but no big deal.

Two things I have problems with:

1. When having a window maximixed (the title bar is at the very top of the screen) and I move my mouse to the top, as if I were to resize the window, the mouse does not partially go off the screen. Instead, the mouse moves down...Picture says a thousand words...

[img:df38766ae2]http://pages.sbcglobal.net/finbert/stupidmouse.jpg[/img:df38766ae2]

Mine does this only for the top, not the sides or bottom (the mouse views correctly partially off the screen).

I've tried many different driver versions, all of them resulting in the same problem. I'm currently using 3.2.8, 2.4.23 kernel, xfree 4.3.0-r3, kde 3.1.4

To make things even more interesting is I tried using the radeon driver instead of fglrx...It did not have this problem. This makes me think that its the ati-drivers problem and everyone would have this issue, but I haven't seen anyone else post about this.

2. The XV drivers dont work in video out and I have to use X11 drivers to obtain images (movies) on the tv. This is a bummer because it uses cpu usage to display the movie rather than the gpu :/
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 10, 2003 11:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Waa can anyone help me? i've been trying to get this working for says now, and still no joy.

When I startx it switches briefly to the gui screen and then crashes back to the console with the following errors:

QPixmap: Cannot creaye a QPixmap when no gui is being used.
DCOP aborting call from 'anonymous-2140' to 'kded'
ERROR: Communication problem with kded, it probably crashed
DCOP aborting call from 'anonymous-2143' to 'knotify'
ERROR: Communication problem with knotify, it probably crashed

If I replace the XF86Config-4 file generated by fglrxconfig with my old one and then startx is loads up ok but the graphics are corrupted. Rebooting solves this. But of course then I don't have any acceleration.

Any ideas what's wrong?
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2003 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

what happened to the TV-Out setup guide on the first page? i have a radeon 8500 LE using ATi-drivers 3.2.8. when i do glxinfo|grep rend, it finds two screens. but my TV display only shows a black screen. can someone post a working XF86Config-4 that includes tv display? i'd really appreciate it.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 01, 2004 5:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

kboy wrote:
what happened to the TV-Out setup guide on the first page? i have a radeon 8500 LE using ATi-drivers 3.2.8. when i do glxinfo|grep rend, it finds two screens. but my TV display only shows a black screen. can someone post a working XF86Config-4 that includes tv display? i'd really appreciate it.


I'm curious about this too. I have a 9700 Pro AIW; my first monitor is an LCD that runs at 1280x1024; I would love to be able to play DVD's to my TV, that would be one less reason to boot Windows.

BTW, I am using the 3.7.0 ati-drivers, and I tell fglrxconfig to do "second monitor blank". The control panel doesn't seem to work to enable the TV out. All other functionality (except TV-in, of course, which apparently isn't there yet for this card) works great.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2004 7:57 pm    Post subject: TV Out Reply with quote

I posted my XF86Config-4 here - Acer 803 LCi Notebook Config (maybe a sticky?)

The setup is for a Radeon Mobility 9000, but hopefully should work for you too. I've been using this through a couple of ati-driver versions without any trouble. It is set to have my primary display (TFT panel) and svideo enabled when using the 'SVideo' screen setup.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2004 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello everyone. I am a newb looking for some help. I've read through the whole thread, and have seen some similar situations as the one I'm having but not exactly (at least I think this), so I'll post mine asking for help kindly...

I followed the HOWTO exactly, so I'm pretty sure my error is due to decisions I made when running the XF86Config-4 file creater from the ati emerge. Anyway, here are my errors that come up after I type the startx command:

(WW)fglrx: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:1:0:1) found
(EE)fglrx(0):[agp] unable to acquire AGP, error "xf86_ENODEV"
(EE)fglrx(0): cannot init AGP

fatal server error:
AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0


I have AGP enabled in my 2.4 kernel, and I have UseInternalAGP set to on. I chose the "Big Desktop" choice for my dual monitor setup. I am using an ATI Radeon 9800 pro. Any ideas? Thanks in advance
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2004 6:38 am    Post subject: error when installing ATI-drivers for Radeon 9700-card Reply with quote

Hi,

When I folow the link: http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=73260&highlight=install+ati+radeon+9700

I get the following error on doing: make modules_install

depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.22/video/nvidia.o
depmod: pm_unregister_R94097bd6
depmod: pm_register_R027ebe5e


Can anyone help me?

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2004 10:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi, i hope someone can help me getting my IBM X31 going in X.
Ive followed the howto and im getting this when im startx'ing..

dmesg says:

radeonfb: ATI Radeon M6 LY DDR SGRAM 16 MB

xfree dump:

XFree86 Version 4.3.0
Release Date: 27 February 2003
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.1 i686 [ELF]
Build Date: 03 February 2004
Before reporting problems, check http://www.XFree86.Org/
to make sure that you have the latest version.
Module Loader present
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Wed Feb 4 11:08:13 2004
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"

Using vt 7
(EE) No devices detected.

Fatal server error:
no screens found


IBM says its a radeon mobility, i presume its a 7500 or a 9000... should be supported by the driver... A ran fglrxconfig, answered all the questions (ive done this several times before on my stationary with 9700pros)

Im runnin 2.6.1 with DRI off and agp on, nothing as modules..
Im running the 3.2.8 drivers, the 3.7 isnt there anymore as far as i can see when i do a accept x86 ... ati-drivers
and yes ive done a emerge sync :)

anyone have any clues?
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 22, 2004 10:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

oke, I did everything, disabled DRM in kernal and all..

I have a rad9800pro

I emerged ATI 3.7.0 drivers and xfree 4.3.99-r1

my X loads everything fine, i can work with it, but, MESA DRIVERS LOADED, not the opengl drivers i just compiled and "opengl-update ati"-ed

i've been working on it for about 5 hours now, i just saw this problem when trying to run ET, it says sth like: please start et with: "+set r_allowsoftwareGL 1"

i'm desperate :(
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 26, 2004 3:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmmm, I have a radeon 7500, and when I try to load x with DRI enabled in my xf86config, it spits out error 4 to me. I use the love 2.6.3-r4 kernel. I want to be able to use DRI since my FPS are at like 180 :(

I saw one install guide for DRM and all, but it says that the ebuild does not work with 2.6 + kernels. Any help?
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 29, 2004 2:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bague wrote:
Hmmm, I have a radeon 7500, and when I try to load x with DRI enabled in my xf86config, it spits out error 4 to me. I use the love 2.6.3-r4 kernel. I want to be able to use DRI since my FPS are at like 180 :(

I saw one install guide for DRM and all, but it says that the ebuild does not work with 2.6 + kernels. Any help?


I had the same Problem and tell you my solution:

Compile the following options directly in your kernel:

Character devices -->
<*>/dev/agpgart
<*>your chipset (in my case Intel 440...)
[*]Direct Rendering MAnager
<*> ATI Radeon

Processor type and features -->
[*]MTRR

Compile now, and have a nice cup of tea!

after a reboot (you have to copy your bzImage to the right place before)
Code:
emerge opngl-update

then run
Code:
opengl-update xfree

and
Code:
xf86cfg


Maybe you have to edit /etc/X11/XF86Config and set
Code:
Driver "ati"

to
Code:
Driver "radeon"



This works for me perfectly (IBM A31p FireGL7800 -- fully compatible with radeon7500).
I hope it works also for you!

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 09, 2004 7:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quote:

Also Xinerama en 3D acceleration does not work together. You can have 3D acceleration, or Xinerama (one screen on multiple monitors), but not both. It is a limitation of the drivers.

edit: Also, this is just the compilation of a few posts, from different people.


shit...how do i remove xinerama from my install then? :oops:
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 28, 2004 2:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2004 4:17 pm    Post subject: Dual Screens Reply with quote

Hi!

I have a Radeon FireGLX1 video card, and I have followed the how-to presented in this thread and emerged and run fglrxconfig. The configurationscript created a nice XF86Config-4 file for me, but dual screen is not working. The primary screen works fine. I have turned DRI off in the kernel, and enabled xinerama in the XF86Config file.

Whenever I shut down X, I get this error message which points to my second out-put slot on my FireGL card:
(WW) fglrx: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:1:0:1) found
(EE) fglrx: DRIScreenInit failed!
AUDIT: (DATE): 3793 X: client 5 rejected from local host

What could be wrong here. please help me out.....I will post my XF86Config-4 below:
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# **********************************************************************
# DRI Section
# **********************************************************************
Section "dri"
# Access to OpenGL ICD is allowed for all users:
Mode 0666
# Access to OpenGL ICD is restricted to a specific user group:
# Group 100 # users
# Mode 0660
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
Option "Xinerama" "on"
EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Module section -- this section is used to specify
# which dynamically loadable modules to load.
# **********************************************************************
#
Section "Module"

# This loads the DBE extension module.

Load "dbe" # Double buffer extension

# This loads the miscellaneous extensions module, and disables
# initialisation of the XFree86-DGA extension within that module.
SubSection "extmod"
Option "omit xfree86-dga" # don't initialise the DGA extension
EndSubSection

# This loads the Type1 and FreeType font modules
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"

# This loads the GLX module
Load "glx" # libglx.a
Load "dri" # libdri.a

EndSection

Section "Files"

# The location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.

RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"

# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (which are concatenated together),
# as well as specifying multiple comma-separated entries in one FontPath
# command (or a combination of both methods)
#
# If you don't have a floating point coprocessor and emacs, Mosaic or other
# programs take long to start up, try moving the Type1 and Speedo directory
# to the end of this list (or comment them out).
#

FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"

# The module search path. The default path is shown here.

# ModulePath "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"

EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Server flags section.
# **********************************************************************

Section "ServerFlags"

# Uncomment this to cause a core dump at the spot where a signal is
# received. This may leave the console in an unusable state, but may
# provide a better stack trace in the core dump to aid in debugging

# Option "NoTrapSignals"
# Uncomment this to disable the <Crtl><Alt><BS> server abort sequence
# This allows clients to receive this key event.

# Option "DontZap"

# Uncomment this to disable the <Crtl><Alt><KP_+>/<KP_-> mode switching
# sequences. This allows clients to receive these key events.

# Option "Dont Zoom"

# Uncomment this to disable tuning with the xvidtune client. With
# it the client can still run and fetch card and monitor attributes,
# but it will not be allowed to change them. If it tries it will
# receive a protocol error.

# Option "DisableVidModeExtension"

# Uncomment this to enable the use of a non-local xvidtune client.

# Option "AllowNonLocalXvidtune"

# Uncomment this to disable dynamically modifying the input device
# (mouse and keyboard) settings.

# Option "DisableModInDev"

# Uncomment this to enable the use of a non-local client to
# change the keyboard or mouse settings (currently only xset).

# Option "AllowNonLocalModInDev"

EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Core keyboard's InputDevice section
# **********************************************************************

Section "InputDevice"

Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "Keyboard"
# For most OSs the protocol can be omitted (it defaults to "Standard").
# When using XQUEUE (only for SVR3 and SVR4, but not Solaris),
# uncomment the following line.
# Option "Protocol" "Xqueue"

Option "AutoRepeat" "500 30"


# These are the default XKB settings for XFree86
# Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
# Option "XkbModel" "pc101"
# Option "XkbLayout" "us"
# Option "XkbVariant" ""
# Option "XkbOptions" ""

# Option "XkbDisable"

Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "no"

EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"

EndSection



# **********************************************************************
# Monitor section
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of monitor sections may be present

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
HorizSync 31.5-82
VertRefresh 48-170
Option "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor1"
HorizSync 31.5-82
VertRefresh 48-170
Option "DPMS"
EndSection

# === ATI device section ===

Section "Device"
Identifier "ATI Graphics Adapter connector 0"
Driver "fglrx"
# === disable PnP Monitor ===
#Option "NoDDC"
# === disable/enable XAA/DRI ===
Option "no_accel" "no"
Option "no_dri" "no"
# === FireGL DDX driver module specific settings ===
# === Screen Management ===
Option "DesktopSetup" "0x00000000"
Option "MonitorLayout" "AUTO, AUTO"
Option "IgnoreEDID" "off"
Option "HSync2" "31.5-82"
Option "VRefresh2" "48-170"
Option "ScreenOverlap" "0"
# === TV-out Management ===
Option "NoTV" "yes"
Option "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
Option "TVHSizeAdj" "0"
Option "TVVSizeAdj" "0"
Option "TVHPosAdj" "0"
Option "TVVPosAdj" "0"
Option "TVHStartAdj" "0"
Option "TVColorAdj" "0"
Option "GammaCorrectionI" "0x00000000"
Option "GammaCorrectionII" "0x00000000"
# === OpenGL specific profiles/settings ===
Option "Capabilities" "0x00000000"
# === Video Overlay for the Xv extension ===
Option "VideoOverlay" "on"
# === OpenGL Overlay ===
# Note: When OpenGL Overlay is enabled, Video Overlay
# will be disabled automatically
Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
# === Center Mode (Laptops only) ===
Option "CenterMode" "off"
# === Pseudo Color Visuals (8-bit visuals) ===
Option "PseudoColorVisuals" "off"
# === QBS Management ===
Option "Stereo" "off"
Option "StereoSyncEnable" "1"
# === FSAA Management ===
Option "FSAAScale" "1"
Option "FSAADisableGamma" "no"
Option "FSAACustomizeMSPos" "no"
Option "FSAAMSPosX0" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY0" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX1" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY1" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX2" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY2" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX3" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY3" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX4" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY4" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX5" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY5" "0.000000"
# === Misc Options ===
Option "UseFastTLS" "0"
Option "BlockSignalsOnLock" "on"
Option "UseInternalAGPGART" "yes"
Option "ForceGenericCPU" "no"
BusID "PCI:1:0:0" # vendor=1002, device=4e47
Screen 0
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "ATI Graphics Adapter connector 1"
Driver "fglrx"
# === disable PnP Monitor ===
#Option "NoDDC"
# === disable/enable XAA/DRI ===
Option "no_accel" "no"
Option "no_dri" "no"
# === FireGL DDX driver module specific settings ===
# === Screen Management ===
Option "DesktopSetup" "0x00000000"
Option "MonitorLayout" "AUTO, AUTO"
Option "IgnoreEDID" "off"
Option "HSync2" "31.5-82"
Option "VRefresh2" "48-170"
Option "ScreenOverlap" "0"
# === TV-out Management ===
Option "NoTV" "yes"
Option "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
Option "TVHSizeAdj" "0"
Option "TVVSizeAdj" "0"
Option "TVHPosAdj" "0"
Option "TVVPosAdj" "0"
Option "TVHStartAdj" "0"
Option "TVColorAdj" "0"
Option "GammaCorrectionI" "0x00000000"
Option "GammaCorrectionII" "0x00000000"
# === OpenGL specific profiles/settings ===
Option "Capabilities" "0x00000000"
# === Video Overlay for the Xv extension ===
Option "VideoOverlay" "on"
# === OpenGL Overlay ===
# Note: When OpenGL Overlay is enabled, Video Overlay
# will be disabled automatically
Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
# === Center Mode (Laptops only) ===
Option "CenterMode" "off"
# === Pseudo Color Visuals (8-bit visuals) ===
Option "PseudoColorVisuals" "off"
# === QBS Management ===
Option "Stereo" "off"
Option "StereoSyncEnable" "1"
# === FSAA Management ===
Option "FSAAScale" "1"
Option "FSAADisableGamma" "no"
Option "FSAACustomizeMSPos" "no"
Option "FSAAMSPosX0" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY0" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX1" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY1" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX2" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY2" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX3" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY3" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX4" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY4" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX5" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY5" "0.000000"
# === Misc Options ===
Option "UseFastTLS" "0"
Option "BlockSignalsOnLock" "on"
Option "UseInternalAGPGART" "yes"
Option "ForceGenericCPU" "no"
BusID "PCI:1:0:1" # vendor=1002, device=4e47
Screen 1
EndSection


# **********************************************************************
# Screen sections
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of screen sections may be present.
Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "ATI Graphics Adapter connector 0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
#Option "backingstore"

Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024"
ViewPort 0 0 # initial origin if mode is smaller than desktop
# Virtual 1280 1024
EndSubsection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen1"
Device "ATI Graphics Adapter connector 1"
Monitor "Monitor1"
DefaultDepth 24
#Option "backingstore"

Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024"
ViewPort 0 0 # initial origin if mode is smaller than desktop
# Virtual 1280 1024
EndSubsection
EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# ServerLayout sections.
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of ServerLayout sections may be present.
Section "ServerLayout"

# The Identifier line must be present
Identifier "Server Layout"
Screen "Screen0"
Screen "Screen1" RightOf "Screen0"
InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"

EndSection
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 31, 2004 3:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

geez I was seriously begining to think it wasn't possible to get these working
but I put some faith into this thread and it finally got direct
rendering working....
thanx for the hard work guys!
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 19, 2004 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I highly recommend signing the petition for better ATI drivers for linux at http://www.petitiononline.com/atipet/petition.html
It takes only about a minute to sign but it can encourage the ATI guys and gals to make better drivers. You can post your opinion about the petition here.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 20, 2004 10:27 am    Post subject: The new ATI-drivers Reply with quote

Well, I have had a lot of problems with the ATI-drivers, just check my posting further up in this thread. But there's a new update out, I guess it came in august and it came down when I took an emerge sync. After switching to Xorg and emerging the new ATI Fire GLx1 drivers it all worked like magic for me. Great work. I am no gamer though, so I do not know how games would performe on my two 19'' screens, but for programming it works more than fine....
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 31, 2004 11:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks in advance for any help:

I'm trying to install 2004.2 on a Dell Inspirion XPS with a Radeon 9800 Mobility.

I can't seem to get any video.

I have run:
ACCEP_KEYWORDS="~x86" emerge ati-drivers
opengl-update ati
fglrxconfig

When I run startx, thescreen flickers for a second, then I just get a solid black screen.

I don't see any errors in /var/log/Xorg.log.

Any ideas?

Thanks again 8O
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 01, 2004 12:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

For the black screen, try seeting no_dri="yes" in the X11 config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf)
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 15, 2004 8:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I dont know if someone else run into this problem, but I will share it, may it help you in any way... :)

I've upgraded the ati-drivers in my Gentto to version 3.14.6 and after doing so I experienced very strange thing. I have dual driver load screens and dri enabled on both screens. When I restarted screen went blank and until reboot (keyboard still working) it remained so (no alt+Fx worked).

After many s*cking with driver reinstalling, configuring, hacking the whole shit I found out that

libglx extension was missing! Somehow the new ebuild removed it. After symlinking it back to /usr/X11R6/lib/extensions everything worked again, of course!

The crap was that when libglx was missing, and two screens were used with separate driver, the two driver fell into deadlock with each other! So shit happens...

If you run into such a problem check yout extensions directory! :)
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 10:35 am    Post subject: ATI problems and dri Reply with quote

I have a asus notebook A2500 with ati radeon mobility 9600. My kernel is 2.6.9-gentoo-r9. i emerge xorg 6.8 and ati-drivers, I maked xorg.conf and X start, but when i try glrxinfo or fglrxinfo my X crash. How can I know if my acceleration works?

This is my X's log about DRI
(**) fglrx(0): DPMS enabled
(II) fglrx(0): Using XFree86 Acceleration Architecture (XAA)
Screen to screen bit blits
Solid filled rectangles
8x8 mono pattern filled rectangles
Solid Lines
Dashed Lines
Offscreen Pixmaps
Setting up tile and stipple cache:
24 128x128 slots
(II) fglrx(0): Acceleration enabled
(II) fglrx(0): X context handle = 0x00000001
(II) fglrx(0): [DRI] installation complete
(II) fglrx(0): Direct rendering enabled
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 08, 2005 6:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

root@jabber: nightiger# modprobe fglrx
FATAL: Error inserting fglrx (/lib/modules/2.6.8-milano/misc/fglrx.ko): No such device

[fglrx] Maximum main memory to use for locked dma buffers: 198 MBytes.
[fglrx:firegl_init] *ERROR* Device not found!

anybody know why? :°°°°(
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 08, 2005 11:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What kernel are you using? Did you compile your kernel WITHOUT DRI and DRM support and with agp support as a modules? Are agpgart and nvidia_agp (or whatever your AGP chipset module is) in /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6? What card do you have?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 08, 2005 11:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

way to bring back a *really* old thread.
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