Can't get direct rendering with i915
backyard1454-bsd at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 5 11:47:19 PDT 2006
--- Alexandre Vieira <nullpt at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/5/06, backyard <backyard1454-bsd at yahoo.com>
> > --- Alexandre Vieira <nullpt at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hello folks,
> > >
> > > I'm setting up my laptop (Acer 1644WLMi) and I
> > > noticed some days ago that I
> > > don't have direct rendering with i915+drm.
> > >
> > > Any one knows if it is supposed to be like this?
> > >
> > the i915 drm module is still new to Release 6 of
> > freebsd. I believe it is still in beta and not
> > functional. I am in the same boat as yourself with
> > i845 chip. I know with linux I could get a full
> > console but I still have yet yo get vidcontrol to
> > change the screen size for me.
> > I believe the linux driver is being used as a
> > for the freebsd one, but it hasn't fully been
> > engineered yet. Unless your doing OpenGL specific
> > like CAD or games X will still run fine. If your
> > KDE you might want to turn off all the animated
> > transparency junk.
> > -brian
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> I don't know about your problem but I installed
> graphics/dri and everything
> works pretty fine now.
DRI fails to find /dev/agpgart is my problem. The
driver doesn't seem to create the proper devices for
DRI to even utilize. That seems to be my problem
anyway. I haven't done much OpenGL with it anyway, and
with only 8megs of VRAM max I don't plan on doing
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