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Old 04-11-2003, 02:50 PM   #1
Xerxes
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AGP problem...


I having a problem getting my 9700 pro installed correctly. I am using the Fire GL X1 drivers (or atleast trying to use them), and using Redhat 9 (x 4.3.0).

installed the rpm by..

# init 1
# rpm -i --force
then..
# cd /usr/X11R6/bin
# ./fglrxconfig

the rpm did give any errors (that I noticed anyway)

basically all I did to configure (did I leave out something?)

anyway, I tried to "startx" and received an error similiar to "(agp) Failed" or failed to reconize the card at apg.

Here is some pieces from the XFree86.0.log file.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Where cards were probed..
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(--) PCI:*(3:0:0) ATI Technologies Inc Radeon R300 ND [Radeon 9700] rev 0, Mem @ 0xd8000000/27, 0xeb000000/16, I/O @ 0xb000/8
(--) PCI: (3:0:1) ATI Technologies Inc Radeon R300 [Radeon 9700 Pro] (Secondary) rev 0, Mem @ 0xe0000000/27, 0xeb010000/16
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A warning..
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(II) Primary Device is: PCI 03:00:0
(--) Assigning device section with no busID to primary device
(WW) RADEON: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:3:0:1) found
(--) Chipset ATI Radeon 9700 Pro ND (AGP) found
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

So why is AGP failing?
Did I forget to configure something?
Does the 2.4.20-8 kernel need to be compiled differently (with agpgart or something?

Here is the Graphics section of my XF86Config-4
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ # === ATI device section ===

Section "Device"
Identifier "ATI Graphics Adapter"
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" "unspecified"
Option "VRefresh2" "unspecified"
Option "ScreenOverlap" "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"
# === Misc Options ===
Option "UseFastTLS" "2"
Option "BlockSignalsOnLock" "on"
BusID "PCI:3:0:0" # vendor=1002, device=4e44
Screen 0
EndSection
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
Old 04-11-2003, 03:21 PM   #2
Xerxes
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I did the xconfig again and here is the actual errors..

(EE) fglrx (0): [AGP] unable to acquire AGP, error "xf86_ENODEV"
(EE) fglrx (0): cannot init agp

Fatal error:
Caught Signal 11. Server aborting.
 
Old 05-12-2003, 10:09 PM   #3
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I am having the exact same problem... I found out that the current agpgart (v0.99) driver that comes with RedHat 9 (including the kernel update to 2.4.20-9) does not support agp8x & the new KT400 chipset correctly. I found this information from this post. Where we go from here I am not so sure but at least more light is being shed on the problem. I will keep working at it and post anything I find, please do so your self if possible .

Update: I , made a post in the hardware section of these forums, maybe we can get some help their as well.

Last edited by makai_wi; 05-12-2003 at 10:20 PM.
 
  


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