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Old 01-29-2006, 12:51 PM   #16
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lipadrino king. at the begining of your first post, you sad that you have compiled your kernel with option drm = m.
i told you than tht you should try setting that option on disable. did you try it? a lot of peolpe have allredy noticed that 'drm' option must be disabled! am i not sure in this moment but i thnik that you can find that even on ati official page. i had the same problem and as i sad now (after disabling 'drm' option) everything work just fine.
 
Old 01-29-2006, 12:52 PM   #17
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of course i have takled about kernel compiling option.
 
Old 01-29-2006, 12:58 PM   #18
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Yes, I have disabled DRM option almost all the times (except time of my first post). Sorry I forgot to comment it. I have tried both options. I have also tried with agpgart built-in and as a module. Now I am trying to use via-agp module, but it says that is unsupported device and suggest to add 'agp_try_unsupported=1'. When I try this, dmesg says 'Unknown parameter:agp_try_unsupported=1'.

So I don't know what to do now.

Regards
 
Old 01-29-2006, 06:59 PM   #19
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ATI is CRAP

Yeah I know what you mean, ATI is not committed to open source, the closest they come to is Apple Computer, so I just use the Xorg drivers, they lost one customer.
 
Old 01-30-2006, 07:26 AM   #20
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I completely agree with you webterractive. ATI answered me that this is my problem, that they only release this driver version (fglrx), which is only partially open source, and they aren't going to study the problem. I have sent them all the information but with no additional reply. They have also lost me as a customer. In the future I always will purchase nvidia products.
 
Old 01-30-2006, 09:17 AM   #21
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Yeah. If you look on their site there is a company that they pay to make drivers for certain Linux Kernels and Platforms. I have used Nvidia and I have had no problems, I think its the better choice. I only bought ATI out of curiosity.

http://www.xig.com/ <--- These guys sell ATI drivers

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Old 01-30-2006, 02:42 PM   #22
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Thanks 43r05p4c3! I was having a huge framerate issue (0.8 fps on fgl_glxgears) and shared memory was the problem; after I enabled it I went up to ~240fps.

Cheers,
Chris
 
Old 01-30-2006, 05:40 PM   #23
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As I have previously promised, here are my results os executing the testagpgart script, which in my opinion, does not show any errors:


(without fglrx module loaded)
version: 0.101
bridge id: 0x31881106
agp_mode: 0x1f000a1a
aper_base: 0xcc000000
aper_size: 64
pg_total: 112384
pg_system: 112384
pg_used: 0
entry.key : 0
entry.key : 1
Allocated 8 megs of GART memory
MemoryBenchmark: 195 mb/s
MemoryBenchmark: 508 mb/s
MemoryBenchmark: 510 mb/s
Average speed: 404 mb/s
Testing data integrity (1st pass): passed on first pass.
Testing data integrity (2nd pass): passed on second pass.


(with fglrx module loaded)

version: 0.101
bridge id: 0x31881106
agp_mode: 0x1f000a1a
aper_base: 0xcc000000
aper_size: 64
pg_total: 112384
pg_system: 112384
pg_used: 0
entry.key : 0
entry.key : 1
Allocated 8 megs of GART memory
MemoryBenchmark: 1439 mb/s
MemoryBenchmark: 1459 mb/s
MemoryBenchmark: 1469 mb/s
Average speed: 1455 mb/s
Testing data integrity (1st pass): passed on first pass.
Testing data integrity (2nd pass): passed on second pass.

You can see the difference in speed between both when the module is loaded.


BUT what is really suprising, the system crash after executing this, in both ways, with and without the fglrx module loaded.

I am completely lost.
 
Old 02-05-2006, 06:42 PM   #24
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k8v-x MB

I have both nvidia and Ati video cards and neither will work accelerated with this mb.
There is also a problem on BSD with it apparently. They refer to a DRM/DRI issue.
I run fedora Core 4, 2.6.15-1.1830_FC4 kernel and the latest drivers for both vendors.
The cards are a 9200 and geForce MX. Both cards work fine with xorg non-accerated drivers.
 
Old 02-06-2006, 03:05 PM   #25
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Of course with non-accelerated drivers works almost all cards. Now I am trying to use the new open source drivers from dri.sourceforge.com which compile a drm module and the display driver. It seems it works with some adjustements if you have a TFT monitor.

Regards
 
Old 02-11-2006, 01:55 PM   #26
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I just compiled a 2.6.15.4 kernel with no dri and agpgart via as module and now can boot my K8V-X system board with nvidia card and working glx. I didnt try my ati card yet.
 
Old 02-18-2006, 10:52 AM   #27
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ilpadrino
To Amon_Re:

I am not sure that you are right. As you can see the output from dmesg:

Linux agpgart interface v0.101 (c) Dave Jones
agpgart: Detected AGP bridge 0
agpgart: AGP aperture is 64M @ 0xcc000000


AGP aperture is exactly the same as the BIOS is set. I am going to run the script 'testagpgart.c' and will post the results.

Thanks in advance.
Holy smokes! What revision of the motherboard & what bios?
 
Old 02-18-2006, 10:54 AM   #28
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Originally Posted by ilpadrino
Yes, I have disabled DRM option almost all the times (except time of my first post). Sorry I forgot to comment it. I have tried both options. I have also tried with agpgart built-in and as a module. Now I am trying to use via-agp module, but it says that is unsupported device and suggest to add 'agp_try_unsupported=1'. When I try this, dmesg says 'Unknown parameter:agp_try_unsupported=1'.

So I don't know what to do now.

Regards

The agpgart on this motherboard is the amd64 one
 
Old 06-23-2006, 01:10 PM   #29
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where can i get ati 9550 driver, my pc need to be format but i lost my driver cd....so please help me
 
Old 06-24-2006, 01:59 PM   #30
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https://support.ati.com/ics/support/...ge&folderID=27
 
  


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