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  1. #111
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    I heard at least one X200M user report success.
    Unfortunately I'm having serious problems with my X200M/1100M.

    The driver only works in 2D. 3D is not working at all, every app that tries to use it will give: Bus error. When I activate AIGLX the X-server will crash, leaving my computer totally unusable: No SysRq, nothing.

    Am I doing something wrong or is there some kind of bug in the kernel module? I'm running OpenSUSE 10.3 on a customly compiled 2.6.22.5-kernel.

    My xorg.conf:

    Code:
    # /.../
    # SaX generated X11 config file
    # Created on: 2007-10-23T21:16:03+0200.
    #
    # Version: 8.1
    # Contact: Marcus Schaefer <sax@suse.de>, 2005
    # Contact: SaX-User list <https://lists.berlios.de/mailman/listinfo/sax-users>
    #
    # Automatically generated by [ISaX] (8.1)
    # PLEASE DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE!
    #
    
    Section "Files"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/misc:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/local"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/Type1"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/URW"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/Speedo"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/PEX"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/cyrillic"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/latin2/misc:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/latin2/75dpi:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/latin2/100dpi:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/latin2/Type1"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/latin7/75dpi:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/baekmuk:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/japanese:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/kwintv"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/truetype"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/uni:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/CID"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/ucs/misc:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/ucs/75dpi:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/ucs/100dpi:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/hellas/misc:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/hellas/75dpi:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/hellas/100dpi:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/hellas/Type1"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/misc/sgi:unscaled"
      FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/xtest"
      FontPath     "/opt/kde3/share/fonts"
      InputDevices "/dev/gpmdata"
      InputDevices "/dev/input/mice"
    EndSection
    
    Section "ServerFlags"
      Option       "AllowMouseOpenFail" "on"
      Option       "IgnoreABI" "on"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Module"
      Load         "dbe"
      Load         "type1"
      Load         "freetype"
      Load         "extmod"
      Load         "glx"
      Load         "dri"
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
      Driver       "kbd"
      Identifier   "Keyboard[0]"
      Option       "Protocol" "Standard"
      Option       "XkbLayout" "us"
      Option       "XkbModel" "microsoftpro"
      Option       "XkbRules" "xfree86"
    EndSection
    
    
    Section "InputDevice"
      Driver       "synaptics"
      Identifier   "Mouse[1]"
      Option       "Buttons" "5"
      Option       "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
      Option       "Emulate3Buttons" "on"
      Option       "InputFashion" "Mouse"
      Option       "Name" "Synaptics;Touchpad"
      Option       "Protocol" "explorerps/2"
      Option       "SHMConfig" "on"
      Option       "Vendor" "Sysp"
      Option       "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
      Driver       "mouse"
      Identifier   "Mouse[3]"
      Option       "Buttons" "5"
      Option       "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
      Option       "Name" "ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse"
      Option       "Protocol" "explorerps/2"
      Option       "Vendor" "Sysp"
      Option       "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    EndSection
    
    
    Section "Monitor"
      Option       "CalcAlgorithm" "XServerPool"
      DisplaySize  304 190
      HorizSync    30-62
      Identifier   "Monitor[0]"
      ModelName    "AUO LCD MONITOR"
      Option       "DPMS"
      VendorName   "AUO"
      VertRefresh  43-60
      UseModes     "Modes[0]"
    EndSection
    
    
    Section "Modes"
      Identifier   "Modes[0]"
    EndSection
    
    
    Section "Screen"
      DefaultDepth 24
      SubSection "Display"
        Depth      15
        Modes      "1280x800" 
      EndSubSection
      SubSection "Display"
        Depth      16
        Modes      "1280x800" 
      EndSubSection
      SubSection "Display"
        Depth      24
        Modes      "1280x800" 
      EndSubSection
      SubSection "Display"
        Depth      8
        Modes      "1280x800" 
      EndSubSection
      Device       "Device[0]"
      Identifier   "Screen[0]"
      Monitor      "Monitor[0]"
    EndSection
    
    
    Section "Device"
      BoardName    "Radeon XPRESS 200M 5975 (PCIE)"
      BusID        "1:5:0"
      Driver       "fglrx"
      Identifier   "Device[0]"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosY0" "0.000000"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosX1" "0.000000"
      Option       "Stereo" "off"
      Option       "FSAAScale" "1"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosY4" "0.000000"
      Option       "CapabilitiesEx" "0x00000000"
      Option       "no_dri" "no"
      Option       "PseudoColorVisuals" "off"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosX0" "0.000000"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosX2" "0.000000"
      #Option       "NoDDC"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosY5" "0.000000"
      Option       "VideoOverlay" "on"
      Option       "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
      Option       "KernelModuleParm" "locked-userpages=0"
      Option       "CenterMode" "off"
      Option       "no_accel" "no"
      Option       "FSAADisableGamma" "no"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosX4" "0.000000"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosY2" "0.000000"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosX5" "0.000000"
      Option       "UseInternalAGPGART" "no"
      Option       "mtrr" "off"
      Option       "StereoSyncEnable" "1"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosY3" "0.000000"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosY1" "0.000000"
      Option       "FSAAMSPosX3" "0.000000"
      Option       "ForceGenericCPU" "no"
      Option       "Capabilities" "0x00000000"
      Option       "UseFastTLS" "0"
      Option       "GammaCorrectionI" "0x00000000"
      Option       "GammaCorrectionII" "0x00000000"
      Option       "FSAACustomizeMSPos" "no"
      Option       "ScreenOverlap" "0"
      Option       "BlockSignalsOnLock" "on"
      Option       "FSAAEnable" "no"
      Option       "TexturedVideo" "True"
      VendorName   "ATI"
    EndSection
    
    
    
    Section "ServerLayout"
      Identifier   "Layout[all]"
      InputDevice  "Keyboard[0]" "CoreKeyboard"
      InputDevice  "Mouse[1]" "CorePointer"
      InputDevice  "Mouse[3]" "SendCoreEvents"
      Option       "Clone" "off"
      Option       "Xinerama" "off"
      Screen       "Screen[0]"
    EndSection
    
    
    Section "DRI"
        Group      "video"
        Mode       0660
    EndSection
    
    Section "Extensions"
      Option       "DAMAGE" "false"
      Option       "Composite" "true"
    EndSection

  2. #112
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    I'm having the exact same error as c0un7d0wn. I'm using Gutsy with the default compiz package (0.6 I think), on a laptop. I have yet to find way to fix it.

    This is strange.

    serkan@zoidberg ~ $ fglrxinfo
    display: :0.0 screen: 0
    OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
    OpenGL renderer string: ATI Mobility Radeon X1600
    OpenGL version string: 2.0.6958 Release

    serkan@zoidberg ~ $ glxinfo | grep ATI
    OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
    OpenGL renderer string: ATI Mobility Radeon X1600

    serkan@zoidberg ~ $ glxinfo | grep GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap
    GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_EXT_import_context, GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap,
    GLX_SGIX_visual_select_group, GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap

    AIGLX is enabled. Composite is enabled. 3d is working. I get ~5000 on glxgears and ~1000 fgl_glrx and yet:

    serkan@zoidberg ~ $ compiz --indirect-rendering --replace gconf
    compiz (core) - Fatal: GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap is missing
    compiz (core) - Error: Failed to manage screen: 0
    compiz (core) - Fatal: No manageable screens found on display :0.0

    compiz does not work. This is on amd64 gentoo. Does anybody have any ideas?

  3. #113
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    Quote Originally Posted by slickhenry View Post
    seems to be something amiss with fglrx and compiz 0.5.2 (at least the one in debian)

    after much debugging and researching I got it to segfault when I export LIBGL_ALWAYS_INDIRECT=1 (<--- hot tip for people right here)

    now I'm running metacity with xcompmgr and transset instead. 1920x1080 and cairo-clock, googlearth and glxgears running at 1600fps (double what I had with 8.40)

    well.. maybe I'll build compiz 0.6.2 one of these days, or I just might wait until my MV 5200 is officially supported in 8.43 instead of that ugly pci-hack (might be blamed as well).

    almost pleased so far
    xcompmgr is working but extremely slow when moving windows around with metacity.

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    This driver doesn't work for me. As soon as I start X the screen goes black followed by a 'no signal'-message of my monitor. Same with TV-out. Xorg.0.log shows no errors. This sucks.

    Debian sid, 2.6.22, Xorg 7.3, Radeon X1800 XT
    Last edited by achja; 10-23-2007 at 04:19 PM.

  5. #115
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    Quote Originally Posted by gep642 View Post
    I use Gentoo, and I'm having install troubles. I modified the ebuild, renamed the patches and started emerging when I get this:

    Any think I might be able to do?
    It's a sandbox bug. Try with:

    Code:
    FEATURES="-sandbox" emerge -pv ati-drivers
    but i just tried to do the same and patchset is not valid for this new driver. Finally I install it using the ATI installer.

  6. #116
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    Quote Originally Posted by c0un7d0wn View Post
    compiz does not work. This is on amd64 gentoo. Does anybody have any ideas?
    Finally someone with the same configuration and the same problem
    Please let me know if you solve this!!!

  7. #117
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    You should be able to overwrite 8.41 with 8.42.

    Run: aticonfig --initial as root to configure the xorg.conf.
    Simply thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by slacker View Post
    Finally someone with the same configuration and the same problem
    Please let me know if you solve this!!!
    Trying compiz git ebuild right now.. Let you know..

  9. #119
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    I have Ubuntu Gutsy(7.10) 32bit with the propriety ati driver version 8.40.4, so do I need to uninstall that prior to installing the new one? If so, how would I do it? (btw, I used the easy method of running the .run file at the command-line)

  10. #120
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    Default good ati,good ati

    way to go for ATI!
    can't wait to get my laptop from service...........

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