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Bug#254601: XFree refusees to start with sis video card, complains about unresolved symbols

retitle 254601 xserver-xfree86: [sis] driver autoloads 'dri' but not 'glx', which can cause complaints about unresolved symbols
tag 254601 = upstream
severity 254601 normal

On Fri, Jul 30, 2004 at 05:47:05PM +0200, Thomas Winischhofer wrote:
> Branden Robinson wrote:
> > So, in your opinion, is this bug:
> >
> > A) due to user error?
> > B) due to a driver bug that is fixed in the 2004-06-17 edition of your
> >    driver?
> > C) something else?
> Sorry for the late answer, I missed this message.

No problem.  Thanks for following up!

> So, perhaps you can yourself classify the quality of this misbehavior 
> according to your three options ;)

Sounds like B) to me.

Stepping severity down to normal because there is a known workaround:

In /etc/X11/XF86Config-4:

	Section "Module"
		Load "glx"

G. Branden Robinson                |     If you have the slightest bit of
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     intellectual integrity you cannot
branden@debian.org                 |     support the government.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- anonymous

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