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Bug 207390 - Unable to open drm device in i965
Unable to open drm device in i965
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-09-20 17:57 EDT by German Monroy
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-09-28 17:00:19 EDT
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Xorg log (58.29 KB, application/octet-stream)
2006-09-20 18:00 EDT, German Monroy
no flags Details
lspci output (1.45 KB, application/octet-stream)
2006-09-20 18:01 EDT, German Monroy
no flags Details
dmesg output (24.93 KB, application/octet-stream)
2006-09-20 18:02 EDT, German Monroy
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Functional sources (91.60 KB, application/x-compressed)
2006-09-20 18:05 EDT, German Monroy
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Description German Monroy 2006-09-20 17:57:02 EDT
Description of problem:
 When starting X dri gets disabled because X is unable to open i915.  Xorg.0.log
     drmOpenByBusid: Searching for BusID pci:0000:00:02.0
     drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
     drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
     drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install FC6Test3 in a Q965/G965/G946 (broadwater) system
2. start x
Actual results:
Direct Rendering gets disabled (failed)

Expected results:
Direct rendering should be enabled

Additional info:
Same distro (moving the hdd) works ok in a 945 chipset
Comment 1 German Monroy 2006-09-20 18:00:39 EDT
Created attachment 136787 [details]
Xorg log
Comment 2 German Monroy 2006-09-20 18:01:30 EDT
Created attachment 136788 [details]
lspci output
Comment 3 German Monroy 2006-09-20 18:02:37 EDT
Created attachment 136789 [details]
dmesg output
Comment 4 German Monroy 2006-09-20 18:05:59 EDT
Created attachment 136790 [details]
Functional sources

Recompiling just the drm and i915 modules with the attached files fixes the
Comment 5 German Monroy 2006-09-28 17:03:44 EDT
Oops, never mind :-(

I was reading the changelog for a newer kernel than the one I was running.  The
kernel in FC6 Test3 did not have the changes required for Broadwater support

I just tested 2.6.18-1.2699.fc6 and the 3D module loads i915 fine.

I am sorry for the confusion.

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