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Old 03-07-2004, 01:18 PM   #1
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DRI not working on XFree86 4.0 with ATI Radeon Mobility


So... i've been doing my BLFS. I compiled the 2.6.1 kernel and i just compiled XFree86 4.0 because it is supposed to support my video card (ATI Radeon 9200 Mobility). (All of the compiling i did it from a chroot enviroment using the
Code:
chroot $LFS /tools/bin/env -i     HOME=/root TERM=$TERM PS1='\u:\w\$ '     PATH=/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin     /tools/bin/bash --login
command from my slackware 9.1 partition with kernel 2.4.24, if it changes anything...)

X is working, but DRI isnt.
Here are some lines from /var/log/XFree86.0.log

Code:
(II) ATI:  Candidate "Device" section "Card0".
(--) Chipset ATI Radeon Mobility 9000 (M9) Lf (AGP) found
........
(II) RADEON(0): AGP card detected
........
(II) RADEON(0): [drm] created "radeon" driver at busid "PCI:1:0:0"
(II) RADEON(0): [drm] added 8192 byte SAREA at 0xe2862000
(II) RADEON(0): [drm] mapped SAREA 0xe2862000 to 0x42252000
(II) RADEON(0): [drm] framebuffer handle = 0x98000000
(II) RADEON(0): [drm] added 1 reserved context for kernel
(WW) RADEON(0): [agp] AGP not available
(II) RADEON(0): [drm] removed 1 reserved context for kernel
......
(II) RADEON(0): Acceleration enabled
(==) RADEON(0): Backing store disabled
(==) RADEON(0): Silken mouse enabled
(II) RADEON(0): Using hardware cursor (scanline 802)
(II) RADEON(0): Largest offscreen area available: 1280 x 5747
(II) RADEON(0): Direct rendering disabled


(EE) Couldn't load XKB keymap, falling back to pre-XKB keymap
(this one has nothing to do with the rest, but if anyone knows how to fix it, i'd be glad)


I just recompiled my kernel with agp and the chipset for ATI and Intel, so im sure agp module is enabled.

also, when i run infoglx or glxgears, as suggested by BLFS, i get the message

Code:
glxinfo: error while loading shared libraries: libXxf86vm.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
even when i do have those libraries.

suggestions please
 
Old 03-13-2004, 01:24 AM   #2
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It look like your AGP modules arn't loading
or you forgot to turn DRI on in the XF86Config

does this happen when you try doing that with root or just a normal user?
 
  


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