Am I using the "ati" or "vesa" driver?

Michel Dänzer michel at
Thu Aug 7 17:56:11 PDT 2014

On 07.08.2014 20:52, YuGiOhJCJ Mailing-List wrote:
>>> - xorg-server-1.16.0
>>> - glamor-egl-0.6.0
>> With xserver 1.16.0 or later, you should use glamor from the xserver
>> tree, not from the separate glamor tree.
> Yes, for xorg-server-1.16.0, no problem I can use the embedded glamor.
> When I am compiling xorg-server-1.16.0, I do:
> $ ./configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/usr/lib --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var --infodir=/usr/info --mandir=/usr/man --disable-static --with-pic --with-int10=x86emu --with-default-font-path="${DEF_FONTPATH}" --with-module-dir=/usr/lib/xorg/modules --with-xkb-path=/etc/X11/xkb --with-xkb-output=/var/lib/xkb --enable-config-udev --disable-config-hal --enable-glamor
> I think that the "--enable-glamor" option means I will use the
> xorg-server-1.16.0 embedded (internal) glamor version, isn't it?

If you don't overwrite from the xserver tree with that
from the glamor tree, yes.

Note that you also need to rebuild xf86-video-ati against glamor from the xserver tree.

> Now, the problem is that without the external glamor, I got an error from the radeon driver:
> [ 44144.759] (EE) RADEON(0): glamor not available
> And I again no have 3d acceleration:
> [ 44144.801] (WW) RADEON(0): Direct rendering disabled
> The full log is here:

 (II) Loading sub module "glamoregl"
 (II) LoadModule: "glamoregl"
 (WW) Warning, couldn't open module glamoregl
 (II) UnloadModule: "glamoregl"
 (II) Unloading glamoregl
 (EE) RADEON: Failed to load module "glamoregl" (module does not exist, 0)

Looks like isn't installed, at least not in /usr/lib/xorg/modules.

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