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Old 06-04-2004, 07:21 AM   #1
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Missing XFree86-DRI and OpenGL!

I just finished installing the ATI 4.3.0 driver.

This is the situation:

[neal@x1-6-00-50-8d-f7-b9-3c neal]$ fglrxinfo
display: :0.0  screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: Mesa project:
OpenGL renderer string: Mesa GLX Indirect
OpenGL version string: 1.3 Mesa 4.0.4
How can I fix this? That is to say, how can I install the OpenGL and make the display....'not' 0.0?
Old 06-28-2004, 04:14 PM   #2
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Just yesterday I FINALLY got 3D acceleration working with my old Ati Radeon 7200. The computer had been using Mesa software rendering up until that point (which basically meant I avoided OpenGL software like the plague).

It turned out to have nothing to do with the ati/radeon driver (the open source versions). It had everything to do with my VIA motherboard chipset and "agpgart" thinking this chipset wasn't supported. "agpgart" handles the agp port, and without it DRI won't work.

So...well, I can't remember exactly what I did to get it to work but my solution was Debian specific. What distro are you using?


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