lost /dev/agpgart , X11 confused.

John Baldwin jhb at freebsd.org
Fri Jan 6 05:24:52 PST 2006

On Wednesday 04 January 2006 04:39 pm, Svein Halvor Halvorsen wrote:
> On 1/4/06, Ted Faber <faber at isi.edu> wrote:
> > On -CURRENT as of today, and a rebuild today of the xorg-server-6.8.2_7
> > package against the new source, my Xserver won't allocate many video
> > modes because it can't open /dev/agpgart to allocate memory.  The video
> > card is an Intel I810 - 865G chipset.
> >
> > On the new kernel neither the /dev/agpgart nor a /dev/vgapci devide
> > appears (which seems to be hinted at in the comments to the most recent
> > change to /sys/pci/agp_i810.c from the CVS tree).  I've attached a
> > verbose dmesg from the kernel recent -CURRENT kernel.
> >
> > Anyone else having a similar problem or know what I'm doing wrong?  I'm
> > happy to test patches or provide more info.
> Even though I asked tis question twice, I did not get a single
> response. No-one even bothered to ask me for more detail. On my Dell
> Latitude x300 I had a similar problem but on the 855GM-chipset. The
> problem seemed to be related to apci_video loading boefore agp and
> somehow attaching to the video card, and blocking agp from attaching.
> Or something like that.
> Your problem might not be the same, though.

The problem with acpi_video is fixed in CURRENT.

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