DRI problems on FC6 with fglrx driver

Ian Romanick idr at us.ibm.com
Mon Nov 13 15:05:10 PST 2006

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Charles Tuckey wrote:
> I have installed FC6 x86_64 on my Inspiron 9400 laptop. It has an ATI
> Mobility Radeon X1400 video card. I installed the latest ATI fglrx
> driver. AIGLX won't work with my setup so I disabled it and the
> Composite extension in xorg.conf.
> According to the Xorg log file everything seems to load fine. There
> are no errors and only 3 warnings:
> fglrx(0): board is an unknown third party board, chipset is supported
> fglrx(0): Option "VendorName" is not used
> fglrx(0): Option "ModelName" is not used
> It indicates that DRI has been enabled:
> fglrx(0): DRI initialization successful!
> But, glxinfo gives me this:
> direct rendering: No
> And, fglrxinfo has the OpenGL vendor string set to Mesa project.
> glxgears is giving me about 500 fps which, I think, is very slow.
> Any ideas on what I can try next?

We have no way to support ATI's closed-source driver.  You'll have to
take this up with their tech support.  Sorry.
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