Re: ATI 9700 Driving Me to InsaNitY
I have a PC with an Nforce2 chipset running a Radeon9800 and to get it
working properly, not only did I have to use Stanchina's fglrx debian
packages, I had to compile my chipset's agpgart into the Kernel and
disable any DRI.
Try commenting out DRI in your xorg config.
On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 09:45 +0200, Marco Calviani wrote:
> have you tried with Flavio Stanchina's Debian packages? For me they
> are working great! I'll post you the link:
> Douglas Clougher ha scritto:
> > Hey guess what, yet another ATI cry for help!
> > Here's the skinny: Have a laptop rather frankenstein'd together from
> > several different sources, but suffice to say the specs are fairly
> > standard:
> > P4 3.4 Prescott
> > 1gig 3200 mem
> > AND A DANG ATI 9700 (M11) THAT I CAN'T GET TO WORK FOR ANYTHING!!!
> > Currently I'm running Sarge w/ kern 188.8.131.52 [compiled] and Xorg
> > 6.8.[sic] [CVS compile]
> > I have tried nearly everything I can think of.
> > DRM is built in (agpgart radeon drivers)
> > I have lost count of the times I have compiled Mesa
> > I even stooped to trying the dreaded fglrx (which stores its source in
> > RPM's!!!!!!)
> > Nothing at all has worked. I have tried building drm as modules
> > [kernel config and CVS] and trying to preload them before x...(no luck
> > here, anyone know the secret?)
> > I have tried internal and ex agpgart....nada
> > I have tried almost every iteration of nearly all options that I could
> > think of (suffice to say I've been watching a lot of code crunchin
> > scroll by)
> > The most I have been able to juice out of this card is some really
> > lame 2d accel with the old ati card driver, but it can't handle
> > transparencies and the other stuff I'm playing with.