[drm] drmOpen failed; MACH64(0): [dri] DRIScreenInit Failed

Corbin Simpson mostawesomedude at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 21:54:29 PDT 2010

The DRI drivers are userspace. The DRM component for mach64, a kernel
driver, isn't included in the standard Linux kernel. You are probably on
your own as far as obtaining and building it.

Sending from a mobile, pardon the brevity. ~ C.

On Aug 3, 2010 9:41 PM, "lesliek at ozemail.com.au" <lesliek at ozemail.com.au>
Thanks for your reply, Alex.

SliTaz has available a package that it calls "mesa-dri-ati" and that it
as "Mesa DRI drivers for AMD/ATI Radeon and mach64 (include Rage128)".

My system reports that I have that package installed and that one of the
files in
the package is called mach64_dri.so.

If I load that driver, will that overcome my problem? If yes, how do I do
by editing xorg.conf in some way?

(I should add that I just tried to load it using modprobe, but that didn't
Sorry, I'm not too good at these things!)

Thanks again,

To see papers written by me on, among oth...
On Wed Aug  4 14:22 , Alex Deucher  sent:

>On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 11:45 PM, lesliek at ozemail.com.au
>lesliek at ozemail.com.au> wrote:
>> I'm usi...
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