Bug 40577 - (Voodoo) DRI freezes machine solid
Summary: (Voodoo) DRI freezes machine solid
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-05-14 19:04 UTC by Alan Cox
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:33 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-15 08:32:46 UTC
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Description Alan Cox 2001-05-14 19:04:19 UTC
Description of Problem:
3dFx Voodoo 4500 as primary video card. Matrox AGP card in AGP slot not
being used or referenced. Xconfig straight from the Xconfigurator

How Reproducible:
seems to be easy

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start X
2. run tuxracer

Actual Results:

Frozen box

Expected Results:


Additional Information:

Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2001-05-15 08:31:54 UTC
If you change the symlink in /usr/lib that points libglide3.so.3.10.0 to
point to glide3/libglide3-v5.so instead of glide3/libglide3-v3.so (the default),
then reboot (to be on the safe side), does the problem go away?  If so, this
will be a useful datapoint for fixing up XFree86 to load glide directly instead
of the current symlink crap.

Could you also post the "lspci -vn" for this Voodoo card for me?  It will
come in handy when I attempt to get XFree86 to load the proper Glide directly
based on PCI id's.

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2001-08-08 12:43:23 UTC
Closing bug due to lack of requested information.  The Voodoo 3 works
fine for me in all tests with current 4.0.3 and also 4.1.0 in rawhide.
Make sure the Voodoo card is set as primary in your CMOS, and if you
are using DRI, you *MUST* use 16bit depth, and a resolution that is
1024x768 or less or it will not work at all. (on a 16Mb card).

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