Re: Direct Rendering drivers for ATI X300 ?

From: Gerhard Mack
Date: Mon Oct 10 2005 - 11:52:25 EST

On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Martin Drab wrote:

> Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2005 18:41:27 +0200 (CEST)
> From: Martin Drab <drab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: Gerhard Mack <gmack@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Direct Rendering drivers for ATI X300 ?
> On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Gerhard Mack wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Can anyone tell me if there are working open source DRM drivers that work
> > on recent 2.6.x kernels for the ATI X300? I've tried
> > and r300 but neither seems to even bother compiling. I've spent several
> > hours on google without luck.
> >
> > Gerhard
> Have you seen this
> However, I'm not sure how much useable it is allready. Perhaps not much.
> Otherwise you would probably either have to stick with the ATI's binary
> drivers or open source unaccelerated drivers. I'm not aware of anything
> else being available for recent ATI chips.

Although those drivers support the card, they do not compile on recent
kernels. I managed to hack it to compile and then ended up with X being
unable to access the /dev/dri/card* devices.


Gerhard Mack


<>< As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.
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