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Old 09-29-2007, 02:08 AM   #1
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DRM being disable (?) in Debian 4 w/2.6.21 kernel, ATI Rage 128 Pro

This is my third thread concerning my various X problems, they don't show any signs of letting up!

I'm using a fairly old iMac G3 with an onboard ATI Rage 128 pro TR card and for some reason, DRM is being disabled on startx. For the last few months, I've been running X with the "NoAccel" option enabled, and it's made for a painfully slow system. But it's better than no X. After looking through the net, I think it's to do with a memory error or something in DRI.

I've just tried commenting out the line in xorg.conf which loads GLX (as I don't really need it) thinking this might help, but X catches a Sig 11. I've pasted my Xorg.0.log file up on PasteBin, the URL is below.

I appreciate all help, thanks!

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Old 09-29-2007, 03:17 AM   #2
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Woo! After an hour or two of messing with Xorg.conf, I've sorted it. Video RAM was incorrect so set it to use the default ammount.


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