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Re: ATI Radeon 7000 and DRI



On Friday 04 June 2004 05:50, Jim Cornette wrote:
> xyzzy hotpop com wrote:
> >On Friday 04 June 2004 01:37, Jim Cornette wrote:
> >>xyzzy hotpop com wrote:
> >>>Modifying the GRUB bootup line to get rid of "rhgb" and substituting
> >>>"3" (don't know if this is necessary?), gives me a (real fast!) text
> >>>bootup. Logging into a regular user and then typing startx -- -nolisten
> >>>tcp pops me into X/KDE no problem; but ONLY if the "load dri" is
> >>>commented out.  If it is present, then it locks up just like the
> >>>graphical boot.
> >>>
> >>>I am going to try the .411 kernel from testing/arjan tonight and see if
> >>>this fixes anything...  Something weird with how the X server is called
> >>>from the boot sequence?
> >>
> >>The 411 version kernel might not work at all for GUI. There is supposed
> >>to be a later version out, with the correction of the introduced bug. I
> >>believe the next kernel number is 419.
> >
> >Oh boy, it sure didn't... much much worse... can't get into X at all
> > now... X server bails.
> >
> >The kernel I see in arjan is now 414... Does this have a fix?
> >
> >>Jim
> >>
> >>>>http://freedesktop.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=707 is the bug report I
> >>>>have added to it. Add more useful data to it if you have it.  I would
> >>>>love to see this fixed.
>
> I believe the fix was in the next version. I think that I pulled from
> memory the wrong rev number (419). 414 is probably correct.
> If you want to check the fedora-test-list archives, it was a recent
> discussion. It should be easy to find the discussion, even without a
> search.
>
> Jim

FYI, I am now up and running completely with the 414 kernel.  I think I can 
wait now until the update errata kernel, no?  I am updated completely with 
apt-get and running everything as it should... great looking system!



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