Bug 411061 - 3D support regression, Radeon Xpress 1100 IGP
Summary: 3D support regression, Radeon Xpress 1100 IGP
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati
Version: 8
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dave Airlie
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-12-04 20:51 UTC by Zoltan Boszormenyi
Modified: 2019-08-21 05:22 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 07:30:19 UTC
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Description Zoltan Boszormenyi 2007-12-04 20:51:58 UTC
Description of problem:

With Fedora Core 7 and updated Mesa and xorg-x11-drv-ati driver,
my notebook (Acer Aspire 3100) with Radeon Xpress 1100 IGP produced
3D accelerated DRI. With a newly installed Fedora 8 it doesn't.
For my previous adventures with my notebook, see:


My notebook hasn't changed since that report, however with Fedora 8,
lspci identifies the integrated graphics differently:

# lspci -s 01:05.0
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS485 [Radeon Xpress
1100 IGP]

lspci in Fedora Core 7 reported it with this namne:

01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS482 [Radeon Xpress 200M] 

Xorg 1.3 in Fedora 8 reports this below about the chip but unlike
my previous Fedora Core 7 setup, it doesn't try to load the radeon
kernel module or r300_dri.

(--) Chipset ATI Radeon XPRESS 200M 5975 (PCIE) found

The radeon kernel module is loadable manually but it doesn't help.
These two lines are in dmesg after "modprobe radeon":

[drm] Initialized drm 1.1.0 20060810
[drm] Initialized radeon 1.28.0 20060524 on minor 0

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora 8 x86_64 on an Acer Aspire 31xx with Xpress 1100 IGP
2. Run glxinfo
Actual results:

No 3D acceleration, e.g. glxinfo says:
Direct rendering: No

Expected results:

Working 3D acceleration, since with the components mentioned in BZ 251642
3D acceleration worked on Fedora Core 7.

Additional info:

I saved the original xorg.conf from Fedora Core 7 before I upgraded,
I can append it to the report however it doesn't have any fancy setting
to load r300_dri.

Comment 1 Dave Airlie 2007-12-04 20:56:19 UTC
can you add Option "DRI" "true" 

to xorg.conf device section and try again?

we can't get xpress support consistenly working, i.e. it works for you but not
for others...

Comment 2 Zoltan Boszormenyi 2007-12-05 06:47:57 UTC
Thank you very much, adding the option worked, I get accelerated 3D now.
Just as with Fedora Core 7, I disabled AIGLX and Compositing just to be
on the safe side as they (and e.g. Compiz) didn't work. I also added
Option "GARTSize" "64" so e.g. ppracer doesn't complain about not enough GART.
Thanks again.

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Comment 5 Joachim Deguara 2008-12-11 04:59:19 UTC
This looks like it should be closed

Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 07:30:19 UTC
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