[linux-audio-user] [OT] Getting Nvidia drivers to work with CCRMA
rlrevell at joe-job.com
Mon Dec 18 22:57:25 EST 2006
On Mon, 2006-12-18 at 19:20 -0800, Mark Knecht wrote:
> > Now that I look at the contents of the FC5 distro, I see that there
> > a "xorg-x11-drv-ati-126.96.36.199-4.i3..>" RPM, which I'm guessing would
> > contain the DRI module that I need?
> > -TimH
> No, I think DRI is part of the kernel. I compile it as a module and
> then load it as 'drm'. See my other post for the two Xorg-X11 drivers
> in use on AMD64 with multiple sound cards.
You need both for DRI to work - a kernel module and a userspace X11
driver. On my system the kernel module is "via":
via 41568 1
drm 62356 2 via
via_agp 9088 1
agpgart 29744 2 drm,via_agp
And the X driver is "via_drv.so":
If the X server is properly configured, the kernel modules will
automatically be loaded when X starts. Check Xorg logs.
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