I have one of these kooky radeons in my laptop, with dri working a-plenty.
First off, get yourself X4.4 src (or 4.3.99 is youre a license person) and
then go the DRI wiki, get the patch for dri on the mobility. Then get the
kernel patch, should apply cleanly to any 2.6 kernel. Compile your kernel
and X. Go travel the world for a few years, come back and the compile
should be done.
The full directions can be found here:
On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, Liam Bedford wrote:
> Keith Davey wrote:
>> > Hi,
> > Has anyone managed to get Direct Rendering working on an ATI Radeon
> > Mobility, or a desktop radeon for that matter.
> > I have installed cvs dri and mesa. Dri is on the display but glxinfo
> > reports Direct Rendering: No and the openGL renderer is Mesa 6.1
> > indirect.
> > I have loaded GLCore , dri and drm and I am using the radeon driver from
> > dri.
> > Agpgart is loaded before X starts as well.
> Which radeon mobility? For the 9000 I had, I had to get the latest dri from
> dri.sf.net to make
> it work properly. For my 9600, there's no support.
>> Can you post the XFree86.0.log file (maybe trim it a bit to just the dri
Ewan Oughton 
3rd Year B.Sc. Comp Sys
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