amd64 Radeon 9000 nForce3 250 agp support - Yes and No
jkim at FreeBSD.org
Fri Sep 16 09:51:35 PDT 2005
On Friday 16 September 2005 04:04 am, Ganael Laplanche wrote:
> > On Thursday 15 September 2005 11:53 am, Ganael Laplanche wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I tried beta-1 with Radeon 9000 pro and nforce3-250gb, but
> > > system hangs during X bootup. I had to go back to the goold old
> > > driver from 5.x :(
> > The 'good old' driver uses generic nForce AGP interface. If the
> > driver really works, I will be surprised. I admit agp_amd64.c
> > requires more work (esp. chipset-specific handling including
> > nForce) but I had no time/hardware.
> > Anyway you have to make sure agp(4) really works for you.
> Hi again,
> No, I have no agp support, but using the old driver allows me to
> start X... I remember using the new driver made a /dev/agpgart
> appear, but the system crashes at X startup...
Ah, so you are using old driver to disable AGP support? :-) You can
always turn off DRI from xorg.conf.
> > http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/mid.cgi?200405181244.28716.jkim
> > > The PR is here :
> > > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=kern/84015
> > >
> > > Any clue ?
> > Have you tried xorg-server-snap? If it doesn't work, can you try
> > this?
> No, I didn't, but I think I'll have the same pb since agp code for
> nforce3-250 is not correct in the kernel :(
As a matter of fact, agp(4) is not usual suspect here. DRM is. So,
you need to make sure agpgart is functioning. If so, drm(4) may be
at its fault.
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~jkim/xorg-server-snap.diff
There are many radeon driver fixes in it. If agpgart works but xorg
still crashes, you need this.
> > Thanks,
> Thanks to you,
> > Jung-uk Kim
> > > [UTF-8?]Gana占�l LAPLANCHE
> > > ganael.laplanche at martymac.com
> > > http://www.martymac.com
> > > Tel : (+33)6.84.03.57.24.
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