Missing file for dri

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 10:34:54 PST 2009

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 1:30 PM, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net> wrote:
> Greetings;
> Just installed by upgrade route, fedora 10.  Running kernel- now.
> When booted to the latest fedora i386 kernel-PAE, I have no dpms control over
> the monitor, and now booted to I do.
> I ran that script I posted in my other radeonhd thread, after booting back to
> expecting to see some improvement in glxgears, however on starting X,
> I find this in the Xorg.0.log, which seems to indicate several problems:

you won't see any change in gears since there is no 3D driver for
r6xx/r7xx hardware yet.

> (II) RADEONHD: version 1.2.4, built from git branch r6xx-r7xx-support, commit
> 62f401aa
> [...]  But:
> (**) RADEONHD(0): Option "AccelMethod" "exa"
> (**) RADEONHD(0): Option "DRI" "on"
> (**) RADEONHD(0): Selected EXA 2D acceleration.
> (II) RADEONHD(0): Unknown card detected: 0x94C3:0x1092:0x0710.
>        If - and only if - your card does not work or does not work optimally
>        please contact radeonhd at opensuse.org to help rectify this.
>        Use the subject: 0x94C3:0x1092:0x0710: <name of board>
>        and *please* describe the problems you are seeing
>        in your message.
> (--) RADEONHD(0): Detected an RV610 on an unidentified card
> (II) RADEONHD(0): Mapped IO @ 0xfdde0000 to 0xb7ee7000 (size 0x00010000)
> (II) RADEONHD(0): PCIE Card Detected
> (II) RADEONHD(0): Getting BIOS copy from legacy VBIOS location
>        SubsystemVendorID: 0x1092 SubsystemID: 0x0710
>        IOBaseAddress: 0x6c00
>        Filename: SD303VTD.I1J
>        BIOS Bootup Message:
> DM-HD610LG2-512
> [...]  and a few lines later:
> (II) RADEONHD(0): Using only 262144kB of the total 524288kB.
> (--) RADEONHD(0): VideoRAM: 262144 kByte
> (II) RADEONHD(0): Framebuffer space used by Firmware (kb): 16
> (II) RADEONHD(0): Start of VRAM area used by Firmware: 0x1fffc000
> (II) RADEONHD(0): AtomBIOS requests 16kB of VRAM scratch space
> (II) RADEONHD(0): AtomBIOS VRAM scratch base: 0x1fffc000
> (WW) RADEONHD(0): rhdAtomAllocateFbScratch: FW FB scratch area 536854528
> (size: 16384) extends beyond available framebuff
> er size 268435456
> (II) RADEONHD(0): Cannot get VRAM scratch space. Allocating in main memory
> instead
> --------------------
> So how do I fix this as I build my own kernels here?  Or is this not a kernel
> problem?

you can ignore this.

> Later still:
> --------------------
> drmOpenByBusid: Searching for BusID pci:0000:03:00.0
> drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
> drmOpenDevice: open result is 10, (OK)
> drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns 10
> drmOpenByBusid: drmGetBusid reports pci:0000:03:00.0
> (EE) AIGLX error: dlopen of /usr/lib/dri/r600_dri.so failed
> -----------------
> and indeed, there is not such a file on the system.  How do I fix this?

There is no 3D driver yet, so you can safely ignore this.

> -----------------
> (/usr/lib/dri/r600_dri.so: cannot open shared object file: No such
> file or directory)
> (EE) AIGLX: reverting to software rendering
> (II) AIGLX: Loaded and initialized /usr/lib/dri/swrast_dri.so
> ------------------------
> and of course glxgears is very hard put to make 300fps.

Once we have a 3D driver, you should see 3D performance improve.


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