[ILUG] DRM on Radeon Mobility
weeboy at conorwynne.com
Fri Apr 2 12:29:19 IST 2004
> The card is an ATI Mobility Radeon M6 LY, which I believe is some sort
> of 7500.
> While cutting out the dri section of the log file I noticed something
> (II) LoadModule: "GLCore"
> (WW) Warning, couldn't open module GLCore
> (II) UnloadModule: "GLCore"
> (EE) Failed to load module "GLCore" (module does not exist, 0)
> But later on it says:
> (II) Loading sub module "GLcore"
> (II) LoadModule: "GLcore"
> (II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libGLcore.a
> (II) Module GLcore: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
> compiled for 18.104.22.168, module version = 1.0.0
> ABI class: XFree86 Server Extension, version 0.2
> Is this normal?
AFAIK, if its 7500 based chipset, then yes its crap. The drivers on ati's
site are only for good cards.
I have a 7500 in one of my boxes here in work and its really crap. crap in
doze too by the way.
> Here is the DRI stuff from the log file. It seems to say that Direct
> Rendering is enabled, but glxinfo says it isn't and my framerate in
> glxgears is about 540, which is better than the 200 I was getting before
> building from CVS.
Which is crap. You cannot game with 540 fps.
You need to be getting thousands, not hundreds.
More information about the ILUG