6.2-PRE, AGP X800, and Modular Xorg == No DRI?

Isaac Waldron isaac.waldron at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 15:08:31 PST 2006

I have tried various values for -logverbose and can't get it to give
me more information about why exactly direct rendering is disabled.
What is the maximum usable value for -logverbose?


On 12/14/06, Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk at voicenet.com> wrote:
> German Tischler wrote:
> > Isaac Waldron wrote:
> >
> >> Everything seems to work fine with the exception that direct
> >> rendering is disabled.  This same machine worked fine with Xorg 6.9
> >> from the regular ports tree, but I was interested in modular Xorg for
> >> the possibility of limited 3D acceleration support for newer Radeons.
> >>
> >> I have since rebuilt world to 6.2-PRERELEASE as of yesterday, and
> >> direct rendering is still disabled.  dmesg is reporting that agp and
> >> drm are detecting my card.  Has anyone successfully gotten this
> >> combination working with DRI?  If so, what tricks did you use?
> >>
> >
> > Please try to run a program using OpenGL with debug flags, e.g.
> >
> >
> > One problem will probably be that the graphics/dri Port assumes that
> > posix_memalign is present in FreeBSD, which is not true for FreeBSD 6,
> > so the r300_dri.so object will fail to load. I have DRI working on a
> > X850 based PCI express card in my FreeBSD 6.2 pre machine, so getting
> > the X800 working should be possible.
> >
> If you look at his Xorg log file, you'll notice that Direct Rendering is
> disabled.  Running a GL application with this debug flags isn't going to
> show anything interesting...  The problem seems to be that the Xorg log
> file doesn't actually say why Direct Rendering is disabled.
> Also, it seems pretty clear to me that not all X*** cards (PCIe,
> specifically) are working properly, as my screen is pretty well
> corrupted when I enable DRI on my x800 XL :-)
> Adam

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