[Fedora-electronic-lab-list] Re: [Toped-development] toped on Fedora 9

Chitlesh GOORAH chitlesh at gmail.com
Sat Aug 9 22:10:57 UTC 2008

On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 10:50 PM, Svilen wrote:
> As you know it was impossible to run toped on Fedora 9 with the original
> video drivers. Vendor drivers are still not officially available.
> That is the reason why we still don't have an RPM in FC9 repositories.

Hello Svilen,
Toped 0.9.0 is in Fedora Repositories.

> It was clear from the beginning that the problem was that toped can't
> obtain a GLX visual with accumulation buffers. They are used for the
> interactive graphics. A long investigation but finally something popped-up.
> Your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file has to be updated as shown below
> Section "ServerLayout"
>        ...
>        Option         "GlxVisuals" "all"
> EndSection
> This is proved working on a platform with the ATI graphic card. I have
> no information about nVidia platforms and whether the problem there was
> existing on the first place.
> The bad news is that the graphics still doesn't seem to be at its best,
> so this is not the end of the road.
> In case you need further info:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/dri-devel@lists.sourceforge.net/msg35869.html

I have tested on ATI (on F9)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon
Mobility M7 LW [Radeon Mobility 7500]

Your workaround did the job. Congratulations :)


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