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Also, don't forget that section! I have, and scratched my head for a few hours (OK. I pounded it on my desk. Fell better now? Put me in Coach. I can run the 440 underwater...). Then I remember it and POOF! DRI is working.
Just wanted to let you know that I followed Eric/alien bob's how to for kernel, which meant using Mr. Pat V's generic kernel config. I removed all ati stuff (that is unchecked them). Added in module support yes for my sound card, and got the kernel in and running on 184.108.40.206 and then loaded in ATI's latest drivers from their website as of tonight. Again use the XORG drivers and not the xfree stuff or the installer.
I am finally in the 2.6.16....series w/ATI drivers and 3d rendering on my radeon 9600xt WOO HOO ! yes!
EDIT: Oh I have 70 fps more now!
Below is my xorg. I'm posting this as when you do "aticonfig --" in console, the changes do not always seem to take effect. It would NOT set my resolution, vsync preference. Interestingly enough, it put a DMPS option in my Xorg for me. I did not have this prior to. Again, as usual 'aticonfig --initial -f' wiped out everything as usual.
# ModulePath can be used to set a search path for the X server modules.
# The default path is shown here.
# ModulePath "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
I removed all ati stuff (that is unchecked them). Added in module support yes for my sound card, and got the kernel in and running on 220.127.116.11 and then loaded in ATI's latest drivers from their website as of tonight. Again use the XORG drivers and not the xfree stuff or the installer.
That is interesting....Give me a little while to digest this, and add to top post.
Last edited by cwwilson721; 06-03-2006 at 07:36 PM.