xorgcfg and ati
dveatch at woh.rr.com
Wed Dec 14 08:30:08 PST 2005
On Wednesday 14 December 2005 11:06, Adam Jackson wrote:
> 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 18.104.22.1683 (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,
> > Lunar-Linux.
> > 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.
Hee, ok. That's easy enough to deal with.
> > 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.
> - ajax
Yeah, I tried 'agp_mode' but didn't work and no doubt because of the DRI
thing. So at what point or where do I need to specify DRI for the mach64?
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