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Old 02-20-2007, 05:32 AM   #1
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Want to run XGL on VIA chipset


Hi,
I have installed the Suse10.1 on the following machine. XServer is started and my default desktop is GNome.
I want to enable the 3d xgl desktop. I have the following configuration of my machine and want to know whether any body running the XGL sucessfully on the following mother boards or steps to do that.


AMD 64 with MSI motherboard having following integrated graphics chip
VIA K8M800 chipset.

Also the direct rendering returned to me was "no"

Help will be appreciated as I don't want to switch back to windows any more

--Dave
 
Old 02-21-2007, 12:45 AM   #2
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You're giving us the motherboard chipset, but what we really need is the actual integrated graphics chip brand and model.
 
Old 02-21-2007, 09:42 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by xbennyboy
You're giving us the motherboard chipset, but what we really need is the actual integrated graphics chip brand and model.
Hi,
Thanks for the reply Here are the details after running the following command on my computer

hwinfo -gfxcard


Output:

32: PCI(AGP) 100.0: 0300 VGA compatible controller (VGA)
[Created at pci.300]
UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_1106_3108
Unique ID: VCu0.PS52OuPdf9A
Parent ID: vSkL.CP+qXDDqow8
SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:01.0/0000:01:00.0
SysFS BusID: 0000:01:00.0
Hardware Class: graphics card
Model: "Micro-Star International S3 Unichrome Pro VGA Adapter"
Vendor: pci 0x1106 "VIA Technologies, Inc."
Device: pci 0x3108 "S3 Unichrome Pro VGA Adapter"
SubVendor: pci 0x1462 "Micro-Star International Co., Ltd."
SubDevice: pci 0x7142
Revision: 0x01
Memory Range: 0xf0000000-0xf3ffffff (rw,prefetchable)
Memory Range: 0xf4000000-0xf4ffffff (rw,non-prefetchable)
Memory Range: 0xf5000000-0xf500ffff (ro,prefetchable,disabled)
IRQ: 10 (no events)
I/O Ports: 0x3c0-0x3df (rw)
Module Alias: "pci:v00001106d00003108sv00001462sd00007142bc03sc00i00"
Config Status: cfg=no, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
Attached to: #16 (PCI bridge)

Primary display adapter: #32


Please help me I don't want to switch back again to windows

Thanks & Regards
Devendra Dave
 
Old 02-26-2007, 01:38 AM   #4
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Hi,
Can any body help me out.

Thanks & Regards
Devendra Dave
 
Old 02-26-2007, 01:08 PM   #5
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I am not sure that your card has a 3D enabled Linux driver. You should get a better AGP or better yet PCIe graphics card if you want to run XGL properly.
 
  


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