r200 startup problems, was: Re: ATI mach64 core consultant work needed

Keith Whitwell keith at tungstengraphics.com
Sat Oct 16 09:58:19 PDT 2004

Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Saturday 16 October 2004 05:52, Keith Whitwell wrote:
>>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>On Saturday 16 October 2004 04:08, Vladimir Dergachev wrote:
>>>>>>It was written a while ago but most of things mentioned on this
>>>>>>page still apply. The biggest difference is that a few of the
>>>>>>issues have been fixed and cannot occur without an informative
>>>>>>(at least for me) error message.
>>>>>Humm, I'm getting about 135 fps ATM, amanda is running.
>>>>>Just about everything checks, dri is enabled, but when I get to
>>>>>the ldd thing?:
>>>>>root at coyote root]# ldd glxgears
>>>>>ldd: ./glxgears: No such file or directory
>>>>It just can't find it - you should specify the path explicitly or
>>>>ldd `which glxgears`
>>>>Also, what does glxinfo tell you ?
>>>Continueing on that websites link to the dri site, and checking
>>>some more stuff, I get this too:
>>>[root at coyote X11]# export LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose
>>>[root at coyote X11]# glxinfo >/tmp/glxinfo
>>>libGL: XF86DRIGetClientDriverName: 4.0.1 r200 (screen 0)
>>>libGL: OpenDriver: trying /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/dri/r200_dri.so
>>This looks wrong if you are running mach64 hardware -- this is the
>>r200 driver trying to be used.
> And is the Vision-Tek X-Tasy 128 meg 9200SE (with Powered by ATI labels all over it) not an r200 based card?  The specs panel says it has an ATI Radeon 9200 SE VPU, AGP-8X, 333mhz ddr memory, 4 rendering pipelines, 2 200mhz dacs, yada yada.

Sorry Gene, I didn't notice the thread hijack.  Alex's advice about dri 
troubleshooting is appropriate.


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