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Re: DRM on iMac with UNSTABLE

On Tue, 2003-05-20 at 19:53, Joss Winn wrote:
> Finally got around to taking your advice and installed the
> dri-trunk-sid packages:
> xserver-xfree86-dri-trunk_2003.05.04-1_powerpc.deb
> xlibmesa-gl1-dri-trunk_2003.05.04-1_powerpc.deb
> drm-trunk-module-src_2003.05.04-1_all.deb
> 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
> freezes.

Does just X freeze and take up all CPU (a typical symptom of a DRI
related lockup), or does really the whole system freeze (which might
indicate a worse problem)?

> Like I said a while back, DRI has worked very well on this machine
> under X 4.1

In the worst case, you could stay with a 4.1 server... (assuming it's
the server that makes the difference)

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

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