Re: DRM on iMac with UNSTABLE
Finally got around to taking your advice and installed the
and compiled and installed the modules.
However, still no joy: it doesn't fail as early as it did but X
takes up so much cpu power logging into gnome that the system
This is with a iMac DVD SE Summer 2000 (r128) running unstable.
Like I said a while back, DRI has worked very well on this machine
under X 4.1 but since the upgrade to unstable, it's failed. The X
log says the dri is enabled, but at the price of a frozen system.
any other tips?
On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 01:53:28PM +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> 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