[Openchrome-devel] disable DRI, when it is not implemented (K8M890, VX800)

Xavier Bachelot xavier
Wed May 20 14:37:53 PDT 2009

Bartosz Kosiorek wrote:
> Hi.
> With K8M890 chipset on Kubuntu 9.04 the system is not running, because
> DRI is implemented, and KDE just freeze. ubuntu 9.04 runs, but when I
> run OpenGl application (for example glxgears), it just crash with
> error.
> This is very serious bug, because on the K8M890 chipsets, users can't run Linux.
> Please see: http://www.openchrome.org/trac/ticket/303
> I resolve this by disable DRI in Openchrome (and back to software
> rendering), and its works perfectly for me. Please see attached patch.
> I think the DRI should be disabled on K8M890 and VX800 chipset by
> default (until DRI will be implemented), to run KDE and other
> application without problems. Could someone apply this patch to trunk?
> Is it possible to disable DRI from the xorg.conf?
> If not, I think it will be great to implement this feature.
None of the Chrome9 have DRI support, so the patch should probably be
extended to P4M900 (and later VX855).


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