what happened to xserver-mach64??

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 10:11:42 PST 2006

On 10/30/06, R.L. Horn <lists at eastcheap.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Oct 2006, [iso-8859-1] Güven Türkol wrote:
> > but everytime when I start X (xorg 7.1 with $startx)
> > I get this fatal error althoug the ati driver is installed:
> >
> > FATAL: Module mach64 not found.
> > [drm]failed to load kernel module "mach64"
> > (EE) ATI (0): [dri] DRIScreenInit Failed
> > (EE) AIGLX: Screen 0 is not DRI capable
> This looks like a kernel issue (no DRM driver for mach64).  For that
> matter, *is* there a kernel DRM driver for mach64 (I'm assuming linux)?
> I couldn't find any obvious mach64 driver in the linux 2.6.18 sources.

The mach64 kernel module was only recently made secure, so it has not
yet been integrated into a released kernel.  If you want to play with
the DRI on mach64, you'll need to use the drm from git.


> Try commenting out the "load dri" and "load glx" lines in xorg.conf and
> see what happens.

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