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Re: [SLE] What is drm under XFree86?
DRI is used for 3D for various Non-nVidia cards (earlier nv used too). If
you want 3D with your voodoo card you need dri

Curtis

On Wednesday 29 August 2001 13:35, Timothy Reaves wrote:
> Thanks, that's there.
>
> What is DRI used for? What applications? Can I safely disable it?
>
> Curtis Rey <crrey@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I could be wrong, but seeings how you have a Voodoo3 card I think it's a
> > safe bet that its the "Direct Rendering Module" for dri - the "Direct
> > Rendering Interface". Make sure you have the lines at the end of the
> > XF86Config with
> >
> >
> > Section "DRI"
> > Group "video"
> > Mode 0660
> > EndSection
> >
> > HTH, Curtis
> >
> > On Wednesday 29 August 2001 11:12, Timothy Reaves wrote:
> > > My X server keeps crashing, and it's more than a little annoying. It
> > > happens when I'm scrolling a window by click-and-holding on the scroll
> > > button and dragging it up-and-down, or when I move my mouse really
> > > fast. It happens more frequently the first way. It does not happen
> > > every time I do so.
> > >
> > > The only thing that gets printed anywhere is in the console, and in
> > > messages: double kernel: [drm:drm_release] *ERROR* Process 444 dead,
> > > freeing lock for context 1
> > >
> > > Any advice? My setup is SuSE 7.1, XFree86 4.1.0, and a Voodoo3 AGP
> > > card. My windows manager is XFCe.
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> >
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