Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 130862
FC3 kernel does not contain the new i915 DRM, no Intel 3D anymore
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:47 EST
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Description of problem:
After 08/25's upgrade to rawhide, I lost 3D acceleration on my Intel
852 video card.
3D acceleration did work with FC1 and FC2, though.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Try to run any 3D-enabled application
Actual Results: It's very slow
Expected Results: It should be faster
[julien@julien ~]$ glxinfo | grep rendering
direct rendering: No
[julien@julien ~]$ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
# Xorg configuration created by system-config-display
Identifier "single head configuration"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
# RgbPath is the location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"
# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
# Option "XkbDisable"
# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.
# keyboard, you will probably want to use:
# Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"
# Or if you just want both to be control, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "fr"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "LCD Panel 1024x768"
HorizSync 31.5 - 48.5
VertRefresh 40.0 - 70.0
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "Intel 852"
Viewport 0 0
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
Please attach your X server startup log, and /var/log/messages.
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Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 103066 [details]
Is this the right file ?
/var/log/messages is too large. Which part should I send ?
I put the whole /var/log/messages on my web server:
>[drm] failed to load kernel module "i915"
>(II) I810(0): [drm] drmOpen failed
>(EE) I810(0): [dri] DRIScreenInit failed. Disabling DRI.
You do not have the i915 kernel DRM module in your kernel. Make
sure you are running the absolute latest rawhide kernel.
Reassigning to kernel component to ensure our current rawhide kernel
has the i915 DRM module. Once that's confirmed this can be closed
"NOTABUG" or "RAWHIDE" depending...
The 'messages' file is way too large to view. All that is needed
is starting from boot time onward.
According to those commands, my kernel is 2.6.8-1.526, which is the
latest kernel I got from up2date.
[julien@julien ~]$ rpm -q kernel
[julien@julien ~]$ uname -r
Our kernel does not have the "i915" DRM kernel module it appears.
Without the "i915" kernel module, all Intel video hardware including
i830, i845, i852, i855, i865, and i915 will no longer have DRI
3D acceleration support.
This is a serious kernel issue that we need to resolve for FC3
test 2 release, or else the new i915 DRM will not get adequate
user testing and stabilization.
[julien@julien ~]$ locate i915
Does it mean the i915 DRM module really is in the kernel ? If so, why
can't it be loaded ?
/usr/X11R6/lib/modules/dri/* contains the Mesa DRI 3D drivers. These
are opened by libGL when you run an OpenGL application. These are
userland GL drivers, not kernel DRM modules.
All kernel modules are in "/lib/modules/*".
The reason you can't load i915 kernel module, is because we currently
do not ship it. Once our kernel contains the i915 module, things
should just work automatically without any reconfiguration or
OK, thanks for the explanation. Just waiting for an updated kernel then :)
kernel is there
I confirm. I've just tested with 2.6.8-1.533 and 3D acceleration is back.
I guess I can close it "rawhide".