Bug#374986: Removing "dri" preset for recent ATI radeon cars
edi at gmx.de
Sun Nov 19 06:25:25 PST 2006
* Michel Dänzer [Sun, Nov 19 2006, 03:10:57PM]:
> On Fri, 2006-11-17 at 22:43 +0100, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> > #include <hallo.h>
> > * Michel Dänzer [Fri, Nov 17 2006, 05:03:21PM]:
> > > On Wed, 2006-11-01 at 13:21 +0100, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> > > >
> > > > What do you think about simply removing the dri module if a recent ATI
> > > > card has been detected? The entry may even be there, but commented. The
> > > > reason is simple, it still causes trouble with dying (system locking) X
> > > > server, and for many people the stuff does not work anyway without the
> > > > non-free driver.
> > >
> > > Not in my experience nor according to what I hear upstream. Even here
> > > I'd expect more similar reports if this was the case.
> > Hm? The one you commented today on
> > https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8243 is at least one of
> > such kind.
> See the rest of my post. The reporter of that bug doesn't even have a
> card from the range you suggested disabling the DRI for. The symptoms
> are very generic and can be caused by a wide range of specific problems.
> You have yet to demonstrate a systematic problem independent of specific
> system setup.
Sure, sure. But then, please tell me how. I am just a dumb user when it
comes to the X11 internals.
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