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Old 06-08-2005, 12:20 PM   #1
alesz
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cannot get DRI to work with ATI fglrx drivers under X


hi,
i cannot get direct rendering to work with ATI fglrx drivers.
i already read at least hundred threads, followed many of them, and nothing helped.
my kernel is 2.6.11-1.27_FC3, i use x.org.

i managed to install the rpms:
Code:
ati-fglrx-8.12.10.1-0.lvn.2.3.i386, 
ati-fglrx-devel-8.12.10.1-0.lvn.2.3.i386, kernel-module-fglrx-2.6.11-1.27_FC3-8.12.10.1-0.lvn.2.3.i686.rpm
and the kernel-module lists using "lsmod | grep fglrx":
Code:
fglrx                 234044  7
some lines from "cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log":
Code:
(II) fglrx(0): [drm] DRM interface version 1.0
(II) fglrx(0): [drm] created "fglrx" driver at busid "PCI:1:0:0"
...
(II) fglrx(0): DRI initialization successfull!
...
(II) fglrx(0): Using XFree86 Acceleration Architecture (XAA)
but when i do "glxinfo | grep direct", i get:
Code:
direct rendering: No
OpenGL renderer string: Mesa GLX Indirect
perhaps the loaded module is not the right one, even if it is successfully loaded..?
i also read somewhere that i should perhaps "insmod agpgart", but i couldn't find the rpm for this module, i am using i865 chipset though...
perhaps i messed up my libGL.so.1.2, i already installed couple of drivers, i dont know...

please, if anybody could help me from here, i am stuck...
 
Old 06-09-2005, 07:41 AM   #2
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have you tired?

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=327987
 
Old 06-09-2005, 08:39 AM   #3
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yes, i have tried the recomended thread, i've seen it befor i posted my thread, thank you.
first i even followed the steps in that tread, but did not work for me.
after that i yum'ed the drivers for my kernel that were built at livna.org and installed kernel module, fglrx package and fglrx-devel (last one just for completeness) packages.

so kernel module loads, but in X there is no direct rendering.
maby it is something wrong with my X configuration that is not directly connected with xorg.conf, which i already changed at least thirty times?

i also tried ldconfig to clean dependencies.
 
  


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