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Bug#170889: xserver-xfree86: DRI disabled for radeon LW

On Mit, 2002-11-27 at 07:17, Jerry Quinn wrote:
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility M7 LW


> (WW) RADEON(0): Static buffer allocation failed -- need at least 17325 kB video memory

This is the problem, not the chip. You need to use depth 16 or a lower
virtual resolution for DRI. Beware that I seem to remember the DRI in
4.2.1 not working too well on Radeon 7500s, you may want to try

deb	http://people.debian.org/~daenzer/dri-trunk/		./


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

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