GL problems with
eta at lclark.edu
Tue Aug 26 01:35:01 PDT 2003
On Tue, 2003-08-26 at 01:26, Igor Pokrovsky wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 10:13:47AM -0700, Eric Anholt wrote:
> > > Check if bus mastering is enabled for this card. It was written somewhere in DRI
> > > docs from X distro how to do this. Also try to recompile with default optimizations.
> > > And check if you have latest kernel module for your card loaded.
> > Bus mastering is not an issue with the DRI these days. It's enabled by
> > XFree86. The docs that talk about setting busmastering are ancient and
> > really need to be thrown out.
> Hmm, I didn't know that. Thanks for info.
> But don't you need to be root to change bus mastering behaviour?
XFree86 is setuid root or started by the setuid root Xwrapper-4, which
is what lets it do all the rest of that fancy stuff with your video card
Eric Anholt eta at lclark.edu
http://people.freebsd.org/~anholt/ anholt at FreeBSD.org
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