You will need to recompile the mach If you are able to confirm this is still an issue with this most recent release please feel free to reopen this report. In Gutsy all you need to compile is the mach But if you are provided with any slightly negative feedback, you’ll simply deny it’s truth, your guide couldn’t possibly be at fault, could it? Impossible to log into the system, there is in an infinite loop and the login screen never appears.

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Edgy should grow a check for available videoram and DRI combinations. Friday, July 29, 5: This bug affects 6 people.

Download the latest common and mach64 snapshots from mahc64 I believe that problem is in damage to the files from previous attempts or incomplete troubleshooting.

I ask because I installed Debian Etch and it does not work there compiling doesn’t work there, either. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

With the vanilla kernel installed, I perform the following: Are you new to LinuxQuestions.


mach64 driver for X

Thanks again, we really appreicate your help and feedback. Find More Posts by paulsm4. The default color depth is still 24 bits, so Dr must manually change it to I do not recommend the use of dougfractal’s above script. As with an earlier poster, I also have several machines with this chipset, so hopefully we’ll see some progress on this front eventually I rdi downloaded and installed the xserver- xorg-video- mach64 package from the debian repository, and it appears to work however I sri had to manually compile the mach How do I build the mach64 branch?

I had to download xserver- xorg-video- all and xserver- xorg-video- ati onto a memory stick from my other computer, purge them on the laptop in terminal then use sudo dpkg -i to reinstate them.

ATI Mach64

Things that need to be done: So we can conclude that in every future distribution, which uses the upstream xorg, mach64 dri will be automatically working? It is possible this is all that matters in Hardy, as well. Originally Posted by Line I’ve grayed the script.

But doing without video acceleration on a slow machine is not a good thing. See full activity log.

However, enabling Desktop effects does not work. Once Mach64 sources are included with the Linux kernel sources, you can likely expect to see the module included in Ubuntu.


[ubuntu] Mach64 DRI driver, maybe working?

Yes” I dunno which package would need to be set to ‘Fix Released’, so I let someone who knows doing this. I was negative about two parts of advice. For information on using the multimedia capabilities of this adapter, please see http: Note for X maintainers: You will, however, see a fairly drastic boost in more ‘general’ OpenGL functionality.

Matt Hoy, I’m dfi that it doesn’t work for you.

Hi – Look here: After many hours of trying to compile mah64 mach64 driver, I am a bit disappointed because I CANT compile it and because this driver isn’t shipped with Ubuntu. The instructions given in the OP won’t and shouldn’t work in Feisty Fawn due to changes in the structure of X. So please use mine http: As any intelligent user could read from the script that this is not possible.