Michel Dänzer michel at
Thu Aug 27 05:14:15 PDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-08-27 at 07:47 -0400, James Cloos wrote: 
> There are still two issues, though.  XV does not work; it looks like the
> window is pointed at some semi-random block of ram.  The displayed stream
> does not appear to have any similarity to what the client is sending.

Could be R100 textured video issues in the X radeon driver.

> And running glxinfo causes X to quit and leaves the display blank and
> unusable.  AFAICT the keyboard is also left unusable; only the ACPI
> power button works for me (acpid is configured to run »telinit 0« when
> it is hit); the resulting shutdown is clean.  The only thing in the logs
> when that occurs is evdev's report that it is quiting.

Anything interesting in dmesg or in the X server stderr output?

> It looks like the code paths which are used when there is no composite
> manager have not been debugged yet.

Again works fine here, server-side fonts are fine in xterm. I suspect
your initial issues are at the kernel level, e.g. with moving TTM buffer
objects into / out of VRAM.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |      
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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