[drm] Could not set DRM device bus ID.

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Sun Aug 31 02:25:14 PDT 2008

On Sun, 2008-08-31 at 00:19 -0700, Chris Collins wrote:
> (EE) [drm] Could not set DRM device bus ID.
> (EE) RADEON(0): [dri] DRIScreenInit failed.  Disabling DRI.

I think this is usually due to something still using the DRM device.
What does

sudo lsof /dev/dri/card0

say? If that doesn't help, please also provide the output of

dmesg|grep drm

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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