ATI mach64 core consultant work needed

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Mon Oct 18 03:19:33 PDT 2004

On Monday 18 October 2004 01:29, Vladimir Dergachev wrote:
>On Sun, 17 Oct 2004, Michel [ISO-8859-1] Dänzer wrote:
>> On Sun, 2004-10-17 at 01:33 -0400, Vladimir Dergachev wrote:
>>> On Sun, 17 Oct 2004, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>> On Sunday 17 October 2004 00:46, Vladimir Dergachev wrote:
>>>>>      1. Try to turn off direct rendering (for example by
>>>>> deleting the necessary /dev/dri/card0 device) and check the FPS
>>>>> count using software only rendering - is it different ?
>>>> No, it regenerated the /dev/dri/card0 device by running
>>>> glxgears.
>>> Try deleting it and become a user so it cannot recreate it. With
>>> the obvious goal of forcing it to do software rendering.
>Ahhh.. The power of knowledge :) The crude ways have their use too
> though - Gene reported that deleting /dev/dri/card0 and running
> glxgears as a user that cannot create it causes a segfault, so
> perhaps there is a minor bug someplace in the code.
>                        best
>                           Vladimir Dergachev

See my other msg, once set, it appears I'll have to reboot as I 
exported that symbol.  The presence of the env var seems to be all it 
takes to make it use the cpu, and thats at 100% :(

>> --
>> Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI
>> developer Libre software enthusiast    |  

Cheers, Gene
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