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Re: Some annoying problems with ATi Radeon 7200!

On Mon, 2002-11-11 at 19:48, Manuel Bilderbeek wrote: 
> Michel Dänzer wrote:
> >>>>- Tux's right arm is still a bit white and so is the bottom of his feet
> >>>>- Lots of these messages on the screen: radeonUploadTexImages: ran into 
> >>>>bound texture
> >>> 
> >>>Hmm, I don't see that, maybe you're still low on texture memory?
> > grep 'for textures' /var/log/XFree86.0.log
> (II) RADEON(0): Will use 2752 kb for textures at offset 0x1d50000

That's very little indeed.

> >>What can I do about it?
> > 
> > Use a lower virtual resolution or depth, or buy a card with more RAM. ;)
> I have 32MB! That should be enough... (I'm doing all this on a Radeon 
> 32MB SDR.)

Still, that's to be expected at 1600x1200x32. You can try Option "NoBackBuffer",
but I doubt you'll like it. Another possibility would be running another server
at a lower resolution, with Option "DRIReinit" you can run several servers with
DRI enabled.

> >>>>Thanks a lot! I hope the final version will be released soon, in one
> >>>>of the packages.
> >>>
> >>>Yes, hopefully someone picks it up, maybe you? :)
> >>
> >>What do you mean with 'picks it up'?
> > 
> > Finishes it and pushes for its inclusion.
> Is the original author not finishing it then?

Haven't heard from him since then. Do you want to try and contact him?

> > Just keep using my packages. :)
> I will, but please tell me when a new one is available, since apt-get 
> update; apt-get upgrade now installs that 11-06 package that breaks my 
> 3D, as I reported here. (I don't want to downgrade after every upgrade, 
> so I disabled that deb line...)

You can put it on hold to avoid getting a version that breaks for you.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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