Enable Some DRI Support for Radeon HD 4850
Adam K Kirchhoff
akirchhoff135014 at comcast.net
Thu Jan 19 23:19:48 UTC 2012
On 01/19/12 16:55, Jason C. Wells wrote:
> My video card is a radeon HD 4850 which would use the r600_dri.so
> module, if one was installed. The fallback module is swrast_dri.so.
> I am using the radeon driver in xorg.conf. Running 8.2-RELEASE with
> mostly 8.2-R ports.
> Is there a way that I can get _some_ 3D hardware support? I don't
> need it to be perfect. I'd like celestia to run a bit faster than dog
> slow. Perhaps I can manually force a module that somewhat supports the
> HD 4850.
> I tried faking out the automagic system by 'ln -s r300_dri.so
> r600_dri.so' but that didn't work. r300 was unable to identify the
> chip and so fallback to the swrast_dri.so module occurred.
> I've looked into updating graphics/dri to 7.11.2, but that is turning
> out to be an effort in tracking down and tweaking a lot of dependencies.
> Jason C. Wells
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You just need to set WITHOUT_NOUVEAU=yes in /etc/make.conf and (re)build
mesa, libdrm, and libGL.
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