suggestions for video hardware

Nathan Coulson conathan at
Thu Dec 21 12:38:34 PST 2006

On 12/21/06, jerry <jdinardo at> wrote:
> > Mesa 6.5.2 and the Xorg server from 7.1 gives me this on startup (Xorg
> > still runs, DRI on glxinfo says YES.  glxgears appears to run exactly
> > the same as when I dont have DRI
> >
> > DISPATCH ERROR! _glapi_add_dispatch failed to add glAreTexturesResident!
> I also used Mesa 6.5.2 to get around other problems. I noticed DRI ran
> very slowly until I took AGP support out of the kernel. Once I took AGP
> out, I got a 600% to 700%   speed increase with glxgears. This
> is because I have a pcie card instead of an older agp card.
> jerry

not a good fix for me unfortunately,  X wouldn't start (not enough
videoram [I think the bios steals 8MB by default]).

Nathan Coulson (conathan)
nathan at linuxfromscratch org
conathan at gmail com

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