X3500 no direct rendering

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 12:25:33 PDT 2008

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 8:19 AM, Gus Zernial <gus_zernial at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I have an Asus P5E-VM HDMI motherboard with Intel X3500 GMA, running Kubuntu
> 7.10 with 2.6.22-14-generic kernel. I compiled and installed latest drm and
> mesa from sources, and then compiled and installed xf86-video-intel
>, but cannot get 3D and direct rendering to work.  Some info below
> - I can post more if needed ...
> Should this work? Am I doing something wrong? Ideas to diagnose and/or fix?
> $ glxinfo
> .....
> direct rendering: No (If you want to find out why, try setting
> LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose)
> server glx vendor string: Brian Paul
> server glx version string: 1.4 Mesa 7.1
> (etc)
> $ cat Xorg.0.log | grep EE
> (EE) AIGLX error: dlsym for __driCreateNewScreen_20050727 failed
> (/usr/lib/dri/i965_dri.so: undefined symbol: __driCreateNewScreen_20050727)
> (EE) AIGLX: reverting to software rendering

I think this is a mismatch between mesa and xserver. If you want to
use DRI from mesa master, you'll need to update the xserver to match.
There are some instructions here for building a new graphics stack:



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