Re: DRM on iMac with UNSTABLE
On Mit, 2003-05-07 at 23:11, Joss Winn wrote:
> I've tried the 'XaaNo...' options you suggested. These are the
> minimum options I can use to have X start up without freezing.
> (**) R128(0): Option "XaaNoScreenToScreenCopy"
> (**) R128(0): Option "XaaNoSolidFillRect"
> (**) R128(0): Option "XaaNoMono8x8PatternFillRect"
> The X log shows that Direct Rendering is then enabled at 16bit.
> However, xglgears freezes the system and in general windows are slower
> to draw (i.e. acceleration is not working)
Yeah, you've basically disabled 2D acceleration. :) Sounds like a
general instability with DRI enabled. I don't know why that would be,
the only suggestion I can make is to try the DRM from
drm-trunk-module-src (and possibly the rest of the dri-trunk-sid
packages as well) and see if it works any better.
Earthling Michel Dänzer \ Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast \ http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer