Re: DRM on iMac with UNSTABLE
On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 01:51:15AM +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> 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)?
It takes up all the CPU. I've switched to a console as soon as I've
logged in and can see X taking up large chunks of cpu. When I
switch back to X, this increases to 99% cpu and nothing responds.
> > 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
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