Re: 2.4.20-ac1 KT400 AGP support

From: BoehmeSilvio (
Date: Fri Dec 13 2002 - 05:18:39 EST

Hi !

I don't need the AGP 8X mode, but is it possible,
to get this setup running in whatever agp mode ?

Currently it is only possible to start X with VESA support,
because all other drivers need agpgart.



-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Dave Jones []
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 12. Dezember 2002 20:21
An: BoehmeSilvio
Betreff: Re: 2.4.20-ac1 KT400 AGP support

On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 07:04:02PM +0100, BoehmeSilvio wrote:
> Hi !
> Hopefully I'm right here.....
> I have some trouble to get agpgart working in kernel 2.4.20-ac1.
> My setup:
> - ASUS A7V8X with VIA KT400 Chip (AGP 8X)
> - ATI Radeon 9700 PRO (also AGP 8X)
> The original 2.4.20 kernel doesn't know this chipset, so I tried the
> 2.4.20-ac1, which has some patches for the KT400.
> With 2.4.20-ac1 I get the following error:
> agpgart: Maximum main memory to use for agp memory: 690M
> agpgart: Detected Via Apollo KT-400 chipset
> agpgart: unable to determine aperture size

Currently AGPGART doesn't support AGP 3.0 (which is needed for X8 mode)


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