ATI FGLRX and Logging Off

Larry Hartman larryhartman50 at bellsouth.net
Fri Apr 20 22:35:53 BST 2007


Mike

If you haven't done so already, backup your xorg.conf and try adding the two 
options and the two sections you listed....they all have a direct impact on 
FLGRX operation.  I am thinking that the two sections will solve the GLXinfo 
issue.

Larry

On Friday 20 April 2007 07:15:50 am Michael Bach (gmx) wrote:
> Hi Larry,
> here is my xorg.conf. I removed the font paths and "Input Devices",
> makes it a bit more readable. Significantly different are the options in
> your xorg.conf that go along with the "Device":
> 	Option 		"VideoOverlay" 		"on"
> 	Option 		"OpenGLOverlay" 	"off"
>
> I assume this controls the graphics driver "fglrx"?
> Also, I am not using the:
>
> Section "Extensions"
> 	Option	    "Composite" "Disable"
> EndSection
>
> Section "ServerFlags"
>          Option  "AIGLX" "off"
> EndSection
>
>
> Mike
>
> my xorg.conf (clipped)
> ==========
>
> Section "Module"
>          Load    "i2c"
>          Load    "bitmap"
>          Load    "ddc"
>          Load    "dri"
>          Load    "extmod"
>          Load    "freetype"
>          Load    "glx"
>          Load    "int10"
>          Load    "type1"
>          Load    "vbe"
>          Load    "v4l"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Device"
>          Identifier      "S3 Inc. SuperSavage IX/C SDR"
>          Driver          "savage"
>          BusID           "PCI:1:0:0"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Monitor"
>          Identifier      "Generic Monitor"
>          Option          "DPMS"
>          HorizSync       28-51
>          VertRefresh     43-60
> EndSection
>
> Section "Screen"
>          Identifier      "Default Screen"
>          Device          "S3 Inc. SuperSavage IX/C SDR"
>          Monitor         "Generic Monitor"
>          DefaultDepth    16
>          SubSection "Display"
>                  Depth           1
>                  Modes           "1024x768"
>          EndSubSection
>          SubSection "Display"
>                  Depth           4
>                  Modes           "1024x768"
>          EndSubSection
>          SubSection "Display"
>                  Depth           8
>                  Modes           "1024x768"
>          EndSubSection
>          SubSection "Display"
>                  Depth           15
>                  Modes           "1024x768"
>          EndSubSection
>          SubSection "Display"
>                  Depth           16
>                  Modes           "1024x768"
>          EndSubSection
>          SubSection "Display"
>                  Depth           24
>                  Modes           "1024x768"
>          EndSubSection
> EndSection
>
> Section "ServerLayout"
>          Identifier      "Default Layout"
>          Screen          "Default Screen"
>          InputDevice     "Generic Keyboard"
>          InputDevice     "Configured Mouse"
> #       InputDevice     "stylus" "SendCoreEvents"
> #       InputDevice     "cursor" "SendCoreEvents"
> #       InputDevice     "eraser" "SendCoreEvents"
> #       InputDevice     "Synaptics Touchpad"
> EndSection
>
> Section "DRI"
>          Mode    0666
> EndSection
>
> Larry Hartman wrote:
> > Mike:
> >
> > Bug # 107975 on Launchpad.  The bug reporting tool came up on the last
> > time it happened, so I proceded to report it.
> >
> > My GLXinfo appears to come up properly.  I did get similar GLX/DRI errors
> > yesterday from FGLRXinfo when I first started the troubleshooting but
> > somehow managed to tweak it out by changes to my xorg.conf.  I had to
> > essentially ditch my previous xorg.conf from Kubuntu 6.10 and rebuild
> > from scratch.  Not sure what it didn't like from the old file as the new
> > one seems to have all of the same elements....
> >
> > Does your xorg.conf differ significantly from mine (see first post)?
> >
> >
> > Larry
> >
> > On Friday 20 April 2007 06:26:40 am Michael Bach (gmx) wrote:
> >> Same problem for me on an IBM Thinkpad T23 2647
> >>
> >> I ran 6.10 with an automatically configured xorg.config with no
> >> problems. Even 3D stuff like Tremulous and ppracer were on decent speed
> >> with the standard savage driver. Yesterday I installed 7.04 and problems
> >> appeared. (The problems even persisted with using the xorg.conf from
> >> 6.10):
> >>
> >> First:
> >>> When I log in, I can do a shutdown and a restart from the GUI.  I can
> >>> not do an end session.  When clicking the button, kdm does not load and
> >>> I get the Kubuntu usplash.
> >>
> >> Exactly the same on my system.
> >>
> >> Second:
> >> running glxinfo brings the following:
> >> [mike at miami][~]$  glxinfo
> >> name of display: :0.0
> >> libGL error: drmMap of framebuffer failed (Invalid argument)
> >> libGL error: reverting to (slow) indirect rendering
> >> display: :0  screen: 0
> >> direct rendering: No
> >> server glx vendor string: SGI
> >> server glx version string: 1.2
> >>
> >> I googled for "libGL error: drmMap of framebuffer failed (Invalid
> >> argument)" and various results came up. Possible solutions range from
> >> dri kernel module recompile to creating symlinks of kernel objects or
> >> recompiling the graphics driver.
> >>
> >> I have not started looking into any of these solutions. I hope that a
> >> working update to whatever the problem is becomes available soon.
> >>
> >> A workaround I discovered:
> >> I never liked the splashscreens (probably an old slackware heritage), so
> >> I configured my /boot/grub/menu.lst and removed the "quiet"
> >> kerneloption, changed to "nosplash" and use 1024*768 framebuffer
> >> "vga=791". As a result, my system boots very verbosely (that's actually
> >> one of the things I really like about Linux) and I eventually end up in
> >> kdm. When I log in, and then out, kdm does not reappear, but a login
> >> propmt shows up. When I login with my credentials, I can go back into
> >> KDE with startx.
> >> This is just a workaround.
> >>
> >> Having found a few solutions to problem, I dare a little to go through
> >> the kernel and/or graphics driver recompile lottery...
> >>
> >> Mike





More information about the kubuntu-users mailing list