Enabling dri on a radeon X300

Roland Scheidegger rscheidegger_lists at hispeed.ch
Tue Mar 21 14:33:13 PST 2006

David Gómez wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just need some help with this, i don't know what i'm doing wrong.
> I'm trying to enable dri on an ATI X300 which is based on the rv370
> chip.
> First of all, i don't see any messages when the radeon drm module in
> kernel is loaded in dmesg, but only when the module is unloaded. Maybe
> this is the problem or is just the normal behaviour not to be
> verbose... Anyway, after starting X, i always see this message in the
> logs:
> (WW) RADEON(0): Direct rendering disabled
> I don't have the Mesa DRI drivers compiled, because i was said in this
> list that they're not really necessary to enable DRI if you just want
> 2d.
That is correct. You just need a very new drm module (cvs head), and 
need the Load "dri" line in your xorg.conf.


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