jkim at niksun.com
Mon Nov 29 16:53:16 PST 2004
On Tuesday 30 November 2004 07:20 pm, James Earl wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 18:44 -0500, Jung-uk Kim wrote:
> > On Tuesday 30 November 2004 09:17 am, James Earl wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I just recently setup an Athlon 64 system. I'm using an Asus
> > > A8V Deluxe (rev 2.0) motherboard, and a Matrox G550 video card.
> > > I got the video card working under FreeBSD i386, but I'm
> > > having issues under FreeBSD amd64.
> > >
> > > I read a previous post that makes me believe the drivers won't
> > > work on an amd64 system. However, one additional difference I
> > > noticed between booting up FreeBSD amd64 vs. FreeBSD i386, is
> > > that my agp device doesn't show up under FreeBSD amd64 (even
> > > after adding 'device agp' under FreeBSD amd64 kernel).
> > I don't know about G550 but agp driver doesn't really matter if
> > you don't want DRI, i. e., 3D acceleration.
> > > Does agp work under FreeBSD amd64?
> > Can you try the following patch?
> > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/sys/pci/agp_amd64.c.dif
> Thanks! That patch worked. A .rej file was created... I'm not
> sure if that's important or not? I can provide the contents if you
> need them.
If that worked, agp_amd64.c.rej is probably FreeBSD ID line and it's
> DRI isn't extremely important to me. Getting a working
> mga_hal_drv.o is much more important however... otherwise I can't
> use the DVI output on the graphics card. I realize now, that's not
> really a FreeBSD amd64 problem though.
Ah, I see. mga_hal_drv.o is closed source and only available for i386
> > Jung-uk Kim
> > > If the Matrox drivers are architecture dependent, is it
> > > possible to compile a driver using the driver source Matrox
> > > provides?
> > >
> > > James
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