xorgcfg and ati
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Wed Dec 14 08:06:36 PST 2005
On Sunday 11 December 2005 09:48, Dennis Veatch wrote:
> I'm sure this is something simple but after twiddling with 6.8.2,kernel
> re-compiles (2.6.15-rc2) and 126.96.36.1993 (currently installed) it's time to
> ask for help.
> The box is a Dell Optiplex GX1, on board ATI Rage Pro AGP (1X/2X), which I
> believe is really a Mach64 Utah. The distro is a source based one,
> X works alright the problem is I cannot get the bugger switched to agp mode
> 2. When I run "X -configure" or "xorgcfg" they always select "vga" for the
> driver instead of "ati". And since it always chooses "vga" it won't add the
> options supported by the card to xorg.conf.
RC3 had a broken xorgcfg, should be fixed in RC4.
> Now I can manually change that and X runs fine with "ati" but as mentioned
> cannot get the card switched to agpmode 2. Thinking it might be a syntax
> thing I have tried adding the option AGPMode/agp_mode with no luck.
The mach64 driver should spell it 'agp_mode', but that option only has effect
if the driver was compiled with DRI support. mach64 DRI is still not built
by default because the DMA submit path is insecure.
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