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Re: Mach64 - Etch - Xorg & DRI

On Sun, Apr 01, 2007 at 01:54:15PM EDT, Hans du Plooy wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-04-01 at 13:01 -0400, cga2000 wrote:
> > Has anybody gotten direct rendering to work with the legacy mach64 Rage
> > Pro Mobility card .. with the etch version of Xorg?
> > 
> > The ATI web site does not provide drivers for this antique so I'll have
> > to use the one that's provided with Xorg.
> > 
> > $ lspci
> > 
> > [..]  ATI Technologies Inc Rage Mobility P/M AGP 2x (rev 64)
> Not under X.org (or Xfree) using their native drivers.  I haven't used
> this in a looooong time, but as far as I know you need to install the
> drivers from the Gatos project.  Gatos is really aimed at getting the
> media addons (like the AIW stuff) to work, but it has a working driver
> for the 3D bits.   I think the last time I used this Potato was in
> testing...

I'll check out the Gatos site, thanks.

I do have it working in sarge with xfree86 .. 4.3.0 I think.  Had to get
some add-on from a site .. retina something?  

I did a bit of research and testing since I wrote the above and it seems
you need to download the mach64 driver from the X.org cvs repository ..
not included in the regular package on account of its being "insecure".

And I do get a "mach64" driver/module not found when I start X on that
etch system. Seems to confirm that that's where the problem is.

It would still help if someone could confirm they got it to work .. if
it's not doable, I'd rather spend the time on something more useful.


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