new card, still can't get X11 working

jason jason at
Wed Sep 8 18:29:20 PDT 2004

Dustin wrote:

>Hmm, I can't find DRM anywhere in the xorg.conf file??
>Any more tips?
I have a 8500 with xorg.  I can't use drm, also called dri, right now.
If you can use it make sure you have this turned on.

Section "DRI"
Mode 0666

This is what he meant by drm:

# This loads the GLX module
    Load       "glx"
# This loads the DRI module
#    Load       "dri"

This is how I am running now.  DRI carshes my system.  Hopefully its not
in the drivers, am am troubleshooting it now.  DRI if off in the default
conf, I think?

Also try some of this:

Section "Device"
    Identifier  "8500LE"
    Driver      "radeon"
    #VideoRam    65536
    # Insert Clocks lines here if appropriate

    BusID "PCI:2:0:0"
    Option "BusType" "AGP"
    Option "AGPMode" "4"
    Option "AGPFastWrite" "True"
    Option "AGPSize" "128"
    Option "EnableDepthMoves" "True"
    Option "EnablePageFlip" "On"
    Option "backingstore" "On"
    Option "dpms"
    Screen 0


You should post you Xorg.conf on a web site for us to check if you can't
get it working, or email it to us.  I would say not to freebsd because
it makes some people annoyed whole are subscribed and I guese on dailup.

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