I'm having problems with DRI with this combination of
Here is my setup:
AMD 1GHz Athlon
128 Mb RAM
ASUS A7A266 Motherboard (M1647) (Alimagick)
Radeon 23Mb SDR AGP
Kernel version 2.4.6 (w/agpgart, mtrr and dri enabled)
I downloaded the whole source for DRI from CVS,
compiled and installed it as per the instructions on:
X loads up just fine after the new install.
After X loads up, I try invoking the glxinfo command
to ensure that direct rendering is happening:
I checked to ensure that bus-mastering has been
enabled on the host controller and radeon card:
# Radeon on AGP
setpci -s 01:00.0 4.w
# Host Bus
setpci -s 00:00.0 4.w
The seven appears as the least significant digit so,
according to the above document, that means that bus
mastering has been enabled on both.
Everything looks just fine so I try running the
glxgears programme under direct rendering to give it a
The programme opens up a small window with a black
background and hangs my system. Most of the time, I
cannot even move the mouse and X refuses to accept any
keyboard input. In fact, about 50% of the time, I
cannot even telnet into my box from another box on the
network to force a reboot.
Here's a stack trace of the programme (using
Can anyone figure out why this is happening on my
There are other people I have heard on this mailing
list that appear to be able to get everything working
with the same hardware and kernel revs. Perhaps I am
simply doing something wrong.
Any help would be greatly appreciated,
BCS (Bachelor's of Computer Science)
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