Re: matrox g450 and dri
Quoth Matthew Garman,
> I'm trying to get DRI to work with my new Matrox Millenium g450. It's the
> dual head, 32 MB ram version. I only have one monitor, so I really don't
> need the second head :)
Yep, i have the same setup.
> Anyway, here's my setup:
> Debian v2.2 (potato), but with the XFree86 4.1.0 binaries installed from
> people.debian.org/~cpbotha/. I'm running a self-compiled kernel version
I think the version of X is your problem. The modules from the Matrox
site seem to be specific to the various point releases of X 4.
Last time I looked, they only supported 4.03 (the version currently in
Try downgrading to the testing version and see if that works (yeah, a
pain, but you do want to see those screensavers in all their gl glory,
> Still the problem persists. The most suspect line my
> /var/log/XFree86.0.log file is this one:
> (EE) MGA(0): [drm] MGADRIScreenInit failed (DRI version = 4.0.0, expected
> 3.0.x). Disabling DRI.
While I don't know for sure, this error message suggests that these
particular drivers are for X 3.x
> Since I'm not really sure how all these pieces fit together, I'm not sure
> what file needs to be upgraded (or downgraded?).
The version of X4 in testing works fine for me. I suspect that I might
have to put it on Hold for when 4.10 creeps into testing unless Matrox
get their arses into gear and release new drivers.
Damon Muller :: Department of Criminology :: University of Melbourne
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