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

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.

[explanation snipped]

> The current SiS driver (from my website as well as in X.org and XFree86 
> CVS) circumvents this situation by explicitely loading the "glx" module 
> as well in case DRI is to be used.

Okay.  I'm attempting an update of our 4.3.0 packages to the latest version
of your driver.

> Hence:
> While disabling/enabling DRI previously was done by 
> commenting/uncommenting the "Load "dri"" statement in the 
> Module-section, this is now done by a dedicated "DRI" option (to be 
> placed in the Device-section).
> 	Option "DRI" "off"
> disables DRI (and skips loading "dri" and "glx").
> So, perhaps you can yourself classify the quality of this misbehavior 
> according to your three options ;)

Heh; C) it is.  :)

Thanks for your reply!

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