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Re: Problems with DRI (missing /dev/dri/card0)

On Die, 2003-04-29 at 15:17, Reto Stalder wrote:
> > > The directory /dev/dri exists, but there is no card0 device in there.
> > > How can I create it?
> > 
> > You don't have to, the X server creates them as needed. 'No such device'
> > means the driver for a device (i.e. the DRM in this case) isn't present.
> OK, DRM runs now. But, mplayer is much slower as before ;-(. I've read
> the following line in /var/log/XFree86:
> (II) RADEON(0): [drm] created "radeon" driver at busid
> "PCI:0:16:0".0.log:
> Could it be, that the graphic card is accessed via pci and not via agp
> (even if there are so many agp entries in the log)?

This isn't the problem. With DRI disabled, the X server can't use AGP at

How do you determine that it's slower? Does it use the same output
method in both cases? ...

Earthling Michel Dänzer   \  Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast  \     http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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