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Re: Running Debian Lenny on PowerMac G5

On Fri, 19 Feb 2010 15:47:13 +0100
Michel Dänzer <daenzer@debian.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-02-18 at 20:14 +0100, Tiresia Giuno wrote:
> > 
> > (==) RADEON(0): Using AGP 8x
> Does adding either of the following options to the xorg.conf Section
> "Device" work around the video freezes?
> Option "AGPMode" "4"
> Option "DMAForXv" "off"
> Option "BusType" "PCI"
> If none of them do, please try disabling the DRI to work around the
> problem. Unfortunately I don't remember how best to achieve that with
> the X server (driver) in lenny, hopefully someone else can jump in.
> Verify in the Xorg.0.log file that the line:
> > (II) RADEON(0): Direct rendering enabled
> changes to 'disabled'.
It looks like the Options you suggested did the trick - I could watch 
video for hours without any problems. I've tried to understand if one
of those options is essential, but still I couldn't find it out.

About disabling DRI, one should add in the section Module: Disable "dri"
But I don't need it now

Thanks a lot!!!

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