Re: PCI GART (?)

From: Mike A. Harris (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 09:52:41 EST

On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Michèl Alexandre Salim wrote:

>This might not be the proper place to ask - my
>apologies - but since it pertains to the Sony
>Picturebook (C1VE - Crusoe) that people have been
>discussing on this list anyway, I hope people don't
>mind too much :)
>I have RTFM but on the matter of enabling DRI for the
>ATI Mobility video chipset, which on that notebook is
>a PCI model, there is practically nil information. The
>DRI website mentions using PCI GART, but there is no
>option for that in the kernel. How do I enable this?
>Currently running the XFree 4.0.2 from RH 7.0.90 (7.1
>beta, Fisher) on top of my RH 7 + Ximian system and
>when using aviplay it doesn't use any acceleration
>features at all, consequently choppy display. The same
>file plays much better in Windows.
>Xdpyinfo shows that Xvideo and Xrender are both
>loaded, so I presume they *should* work.

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