Re: Direct Rendering drivers for ATI X300 ?
From: Gerhard Mack
Date: Mon Oct 10 2005 - 12:08:30 EST
On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Martin Drab wrote:
> Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2005 18:56:11 +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:
> > On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Martin Drab wrote:
> > > Have you seen this
> > >
> > > http://r300.sourceforge.net/
> > >
> > > 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.
> Then check the permissions.
Strangely enough the directory is empty.. if I use mknod to create the
files they get removed as soon as X loads.
<>< As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.
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