Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Mon Aug 24 14:45:57 PDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 5:42 PM, James Cloos<cloos at> wrote:
> I'm at current master for everything: kernel, libsrm, mesa, xserver,
> ati, x protos, x libs, etc.
> Kernel looks good.
> libdrm is configured with --enable-radeon-experimental-api.
> xf86-video-ati is configured with --enable-dri --enable-kms.
> But I still get this in the Xorg.0.log:
> (II) [KMS] drm report modesetting isn't supported.
> ...
> drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
> [drm] failed to load kernel module "radeon"
> (EE) RADEON(0): [dri] RADEONDRIGetVersion failed to open the DRM
> [dri] Disabling DRI.
> ...
> (II) AIGLX: Screen 0 is not DRI2 capable
> (II) AIGLX: Screen 0 is not DRI capable
> (II) AIGLX: Loaded and initialized /usr/lib/dri/
> (II) GLX: Initialized DRISWRAST GL provider for screen 0
> What am I missing?

What kernel are you using?  You'll need 2.6.31 and for KMS you'll need
to enable staging drivers and set the radeon kms config option to y.


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