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Hi, first post here.
I'm attempting hardware acceleration but I don't know if I'm needing driver support or not.
I started out with 2.4.27 kernel and found precomplied
Everything works nicely after apt-get install / reboot except glx.
Linux giz2z 2.6.8-11-amd64-k8 #1 Sun Oct 2 21:26:54 UTC 2005 x86_64 GNU/Linux
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: ALi Corporation: Unknown device 1689
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: ALi Corporation: Unknown device 5246
0000:00:02.0 PCI bridge: ALi Corporation M5249 HTT to PCI Bridge
0000:00:03.0 ISA bridge: ALi Corporation M1563 HyperTransport South Bridge (rev 70)
0000:00:03.1 Bridge: ALi Corporation M7101 Power Management Controller [PMU]
0000:00:04.0 Multimedia audio controller: ALi Corporation M5455 PCI AC-Link Controller Audio Device (rev 20)
0000:00:0e.0 IDE interface: ALi Corporation M5229 IDE (rev c7)
0000:00:0e.1 Unknown mass storage controller: ALi Corporation: Unknown device 5289 (rev 10)
0000:00:0f.0 USB Controller: ALi Corporation USB 1.1 Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:0f.1 USB Controller: ALi Corporation USB 1.1 Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:0f.2 USB Controller: ALi Corporation USB 1.1 Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:0f.3 USB Controller: ALi Corporation USB 2.0 Controller (rev 01)
0000:00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 NorthBridge
0000:00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 NorthBridge
0000:00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 NorthBridge
0000:00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 NorthBridge
0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Matrox Graphics, Inc. MGA G400 AGP (rev 03)
0000:02:0a.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
lsmod | grep agpgart
I'm assuming I cm needing driver support...I can't find any, not even at the manufacturers website.
I attempted to compile from source includeding the appropriate driver for my chipset compiled as module as suggested, only it doesn't appear (anymore), as an option with make xconfig under the /dev/agpgart section...it used to. It may be a matter of just finding the source.
It appears the drivers for the card itself in installed properly.
glxinfo | grep rendering
direct rendering: No
At this point, I don't know which direction to go...note: I've installed this kernel with apt-get install, no source seems to be available with apt-cache search under the same kernel version number via my /etc/apt/sources.list
Any help and/or direction would be greatly appreciated.
and build your own with support for the Matrox video card. A snippet from a kernel .config file as an example;
# Graphics support
# CONFIG_FB_MACMODES is not set
# CONFIG_FB_BACKLIGHT is not set
# CONFIG_FB_MODE_HELPERS is not set
# CONFIG_FB_CIRRUS is not set
# CONFIG_FB_PM2 is not set
# CONFIG_FB_CYBER2000 is not set
# CONFIG_FB_ARC is not set
# CONFIG_FB_ASILIANT is not set
# CONFIG_FB_IMSTT is not set
# CONFIG_FB_HGA is not set
# CONFIG_FB_S1D13XXX is not set
# CONFIG_FB_NVIDIA is not set
# CONFIG_FB_RIVA is not set
# CONFIG_FB_I810 is not set
# CONFIG_FB_INTEL is not set
# CONFIG_FB_MATROX_MILLENIUM is not set
# CONFIG_FB_MATROX_MYSTIQUE is not set