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Old 05-25-2006, 02:52 PM   #226
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at last, finally! the X1900XT-X is supported properly! i am a happy bunny.

ATi driver: 8.25.18-x86
kernel: 2.6.16.14
Card: PCI-E Radeon X1900XT-X (512MB)
Slackware: 10.2 (stock)


Code:
root@HELIX:~# glxgears
50145 frames in 5.0 seconds = 10029.000 FPS
49555 frames in 5.0 seconds = 9911.000 FPS
53529 frames in 5.0 seconds = 10705.800 FPS
53553 frames in 5.0 seconds = 10710.600 FPS
Code:
root@HELIX:~# glxinfo
name of display: :0.0
display: :0  screen: 0
direct rendering: Yes
server glx vendor string: SGI
server glx version string: 1.2
Code:
root@HELIX:~# fgl_glxgears
Using GLX_SGIX_pbuffer
13512 frames in 5.0 seconds = 2702.400 FPS
16925 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3385.000 FPS
16180 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3236.000 FPS
 
Old 05-25-2006, 03:08 PM   #227
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Good news. Glad you got it working.
 
Old 05-25-2006, 03:17 PM   #228
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Originally Posted by cwwilson721
Good news. Glad you got it working.
its a bit weird that dri support isnt set gobally by the ATi intsaller?

i had to add that (as you say in your guide) to get permissions for all users.

Code:
  Section "DRI"
   Mode 0666
  EndSection
 
Old 05-25-2006, 03:20 PM   #229
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It's a quirk of DRI, but I understand the reasoning. It doesn't mess with conf files, so you need to. Nvidias' installer does change it (in some circumstances). ATI's may also (some versions)
 
Old 05-31-2006, 10:27 AM   #230
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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.
 
Old 06-02-2006, 11:52 PM   #231
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Hi all, hey cwwilson.

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 2.6.16.19 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.

bye for now.


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# File generated by xf86config.
# **********************************************************************
# ServerLayout sections.
# **********************************************************************

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Simple Layout"
Screen 0 "aticonfig-Screen[0]" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"

# 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"
RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic/"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "dbe" # Double buffer extension
SubSection "extmod"
Option "omit xfree86-dga" # don't initialise the DGA extension
EndSubSection
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
#Load "speedo"
Load "glx"
Load "dri"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "kbd"
Option "AutoRepeat" "200 35"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
Option "Buttons" "7"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "6 7"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "aticonfig-Monitor[0]"
Option "VendorName" "ATI Proprietary Driver"
Option "ModelName" "Generic Autodetecting Monitor"
Option "DPMS" "true"
HorizSync 31.5 - 90.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 160.0
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "aticonfig-Device[0]"
Driver "fglrx"
Option "Capabilities" "0x00000000"
Option "Stereo" "off"
Option "FSAAScale" "0"
Option "FSAAEnable" "off"
Option "FSAADisableGamma" "on"
Option "StereoSyncEnable" "off"
Option "UseFastTLS" "on"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "aticonfig-Screen[0]"
Device "aticonfig-Device[0]"
Monitor "aticonfig-Monitor[0]"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1152x864"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Mode 0666
EndSection
 
Old 06-02-2006, 11:56 PM   #232
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Old_Fogie
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 2.6.16.19 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.
 
Old 06-03-2006, 02:13 AM   #233
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I only removed anything related to ATI, added module support for sound.

edited: for clarity, I tend to ramble.

Last edited by Old_Fogie; 06-10-2006 at 04:15 PM.
 
Old 06-10-2006, 08:58 AM   #234
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According to Old_Fogie, the ATI driver now works with 2.6.16.19 kernel
Look here
 
Old 06-10-2006, 09:02 AM   #235
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ANSWER TO MY VIA QUESTIONS:

Ok, I installed slackware-current on a friends computer (She loves it, no more virus threats, and stable as a rock. ) that has a Via chipset.

All I did was run 'xorgsetup', and added the 'dri' section at the end of xorg.conf, and it worked.

To me, it was as easy as the i8xx chips...
 
Old 06-10-2006, 09:34 AM   #236
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ya i have an intel board with an nvidia card all i did was install the driver and change the conf and DRI works
 
Old 06-10-2006, 03:15 PM   #237
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lol, i'm not awake yet, didnt realize i put that in wrong thread.
 
Old 06-10-2006, 03:17 PM   #238
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No, was right thread. I just peruse anything to do with this threads subject to glean as much information as possible.
 
Old 06-10-2006, 03:31 PM   #239
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question:
- my laptop has neomagic magicgraph 128xd
- I've got a pci video card trident on diff pc.

both are supported by linux kernel.

I cant get DRI on them at all, even tho xorg has load "dri" and the end is uncommented for 0666 etc.

I have in the kernel config's for them as module.

Should they be a check for yes? edit as in built in to the kernel?

Would that get me DRI on those?
 
Old 06-10-2006, 03:36 PM   #240
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Usually* modules are the way to go.

Did you check the DRI wiki on if the cards are 3D DRI capable?
 
  


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