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Old 11-10-2004, 04:30 AM   #1
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ati radeon 9600


Hello

I am trying to install my radeon 9600. I have an athlon-xp 3200 and a A7N8X-X motherboard.

I am using kernel 2.6.9 (have also tried 2.6.8.1)

I have tried agpgart compiled internally and as modules. At the moment I have modules loaded.

lsmod shows:

Code:
[root@shmonkey marc]# lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
fglrx                 230108  0
nvidia_agp              6300  1
agpgart                29036  1 nvidia_agp
The problem I get is shown with dmesg

Code:
agpgart: Detected NVIDIA nForce2 chipset
agpgart: Maximum main memory to use for agp memory: 439M
agpgart: AGP aperture is 256M @ 0xb0000000
fglrx: module license 'Proprietary. (C) 2002 - ATI Technologies, Starnberg, GERMANY' taints kernel.
[fglrx] Maximum main memory to use for locked dma buffers: 430 MBytes.
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:00.0[A] -> GSI 19 (level, high) -> IRQ 19
[fglrx] module loaded - fglrx 3.14.6 [Oct 30 2004] on minor 0
Fire GL built-in AGP-support
Based on agpgart interface v0.99 (c) Jeff Hartmann
agpgart: Maximum main memory to use for agp memory: 439M
agpgart: Detected nVidia nForce2 chipset
agpgart: Bridge device is in AGP v3 mode
agpgart: AGP aperture is 256M @ 0xb0000000
Power management callback for AGP chipset installed
[fglrx] AGP detected, AgpState   = 0x00000000 (hardware caps of chipset)
[fglrx:firegl_unlock] *ERROR* Process 1200 using kernel context 0
I have seen from google that this is a common problem, however I have no idea what this error message means - all I know is the the process is X.

What does 'using kernel context 0' mean ????????????
 
Old 11-10-2004, 06:49 AM   #2
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It means the driver is trying to initiate it's own agpgart but the kernel's agpgart is already loaded.

Either don't load your kernel's agp modules at boot or switch "UseInternalAGP" to "no" in your config file, ...for a nForce2, I'd suggest the later.

HTH
 
Old 11-10-2004, 02:47 PM   #3
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many thanks , changed my xorg.conf to use extrenal AGP.
 
  


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