Subject: Re: DRI vs Intel 82810-DC100
To: Eric Anholt <email@example.com>
From: Stephen Borrill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/06/2003 12:54:54
On 5 Aug 2003, Eric Anholt wrote:
> 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).
I've sorted it out after a _lot_ of googling. For the record, the fix is
Option "NoDDC" "True"
in the Device section (thanks to the OpenBSD guys for this).
I've also found when dealing with other i810 graphics cards that
specifying the video RAM is a necessity, i.e. add the following to the
Device section too: