DRI initialiazation fails on 8.0-BETAx/M54

Rene Ladan rene at freebsd.org
Wed Sep 2 14:24:21 UTC 2009

2009/9/2 Andriy Gapon <avg at icyb.net.ua>:
> on 02/09/2009 00:31 Robert Noland said the following:
>> On Tue, 2009-09-01 at 21:26 +0200, Rene Ladan wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> it looks like DRI initalization sometimes fails on my 8.0-BETA3/amd64
>>> (official freebsd-update) laptop which has a ATI M54 card (radeonhd
>>> driver), reverting to software rendering for everything. The ports are
>>> up-to-date.
>>>  From Xorg.0.log:
>>> (EE) RADEONHD(0): rhdAtomGetDDCIndex: GPIO_DDC Index 6 exceeds maximum 5
>>> ..
>>> (EE) RADEONHD(0): [pci] Out of memory (-12)
>>> (EE) RADEONHD(0): [pci] PCI failed to initialize. Disabling the DRI.
>>> ..
>>> (II) RADEONHD(0): Using MMIO Command Submission for aceleration.
>>> ...
>>> Full xorg.conf and Xorg.0.log(.old) are at ftp://rene-ladan/pub/freebsd/
>>> Any clues?  Could it be related to hald giving timeouts on acd0 after which
>>> I just kill that hald subprocess and starting X after that?
>> Is this happening when you start X after the system has been up for a
>> bit?  I suspect that what is happening is that memory has become
>> fragmented and since bus_dma tries to allocate large chunks of
>> contiguous memory for drm, it has a tendency to fail after the system
>> has been running for a bit.  This ultimately needs to be fixed in
>> bus_dma, but that hasn't happened yet.
> BTW, I have a different but potentially related problem - after running a
> head/current system for a while I am losing an ability to start VirtualBox. It
> complains about something "no memory" too.
> The system is amd64 with 4G of RAM with only a handful of processes started.
> Maybe we got some regression in memory area (e.g. pmap)?
FWIW, my main memory size is 2GB.  I haven't tried vbox (yet).
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