[radeonhd] xf86-video-radeonhd:r6xx-r7xx-support: 1 commit(s)

Adam K Kirchhoff adamk at voicenet.com
Mon Feb 2 17:05:04 PST 2009

On Monday 02 February 2009 17:46:00 Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 02 February 2009, Alex Deucher wrote:
> >On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 4:10 PM, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net>
> wrote:
> [...]
> >> Do I need to adjust that?
> >
> >If you have an agp card you'll need agp support.
> PCI-E card HD2400 Pro, rv610.
> >> Humm, maybe I need something in modprobe.conf?  I just did a 'modprobe
> >> drm' which returned no errors, but it did not generate a /dev/dri/card0
> >> either.
> >
> >you'll also need to load radeon.ko as well (modprobe radeon).  then
> >start x and check your dmesg for drm/radeon messages.
> >
> >Alex
> Not good.  That did generate /dev/dri/card0, but screen refreshes are now
> very lazy, easily visible as the scroll down from the top.  And glxgears
> was in the 880 fps, now is in the high 300's.

There is no 3D acceleration for opengl applications at the moment.  So 
glxgears performance, which is irrelevant even when there are functional 
drivers, is now even more irrelevant to the situation at hand.

> I've added this to rc.local near the top of the file:
> modprobe radeon
> modprobe drm
> I'll reboot to see if it fixes it but I don't have a good feeling about it.
> BRB.
> Found it!
> (EE) AIGLX error: dlopen of /usr/lib/dri/r600_dri.so failed
> (/usr/lib/dri/r600_dri.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or
> directory)
> (EE) AIGLX: reverting to software rendering
> And indeed there is no such animal there.  And it doesn't exist on this
> system.  Soo, back to the git checkout of usr/src/xf86-video-radeonhd and

r600_dri.so does not exist anywhere except, perhaps, on a few developers 


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