Subject: Re: DRI vs Intel 82810-DC100
To: Stephen Borrill <>
From: Eric Anholt <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 08/05/2003 10:03:42
On Tue, 2003-08-05 at 02:08, Stephen Borrill wrote:
> I've been trying to get X to work on a Dell Optiplex GX100 which has
> integrated Intel 82810-DC100 graphics. I've previously had few problems
> getting the i810 driver to work (except having to fix the VideoRam size
> due to memory allocation problems). Whenever I try and get the i810 driver
> to work with the 82810-DC100, the screen just blanks and the console is
> locked (can't change back to text console). Dell do provide XF86Config
> files on their website and I notice that they include the dri module (not
> really any other differences). I also note that NetBSD doesn't currently
> support DRI with XFree86. Is my problem likely to be down to the lack of
> DRI support? Is there no non-DRI fallback?

The DRI is basically only for 3d acceleration.  Not having it is just
fine (FreeBSD i810 users still don't have DRI for i810).

Eric Anholt