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Re: [SLUG] Running Google Earth in Ubuntu
- To: Dave Airlie <airlied@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Running Google Earth in Ubuntu
- From: Ken Caldwell <kencaldwell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 21:10:55 +1000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 17:05 +1000, Ken Caldwell wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 06:05 +0100, Dave Airlie wrote:
> > fglrx won't give you direct rendering on 9200 whatsoever.. they stopped
> > supporting that card a long time ago..
> > the open source driver should support that card in feisty fine..
> > glxinfo should give direct rendering... does glxgears run?
> > Does the system lockup completely? do you have any fancy AGP options
> > enabled in the logs..? does adding Option "CardType" "PCI" to the
> > driver section in xorg.conf make any difference?
> Attached is my xorg.conf file and a file glxinfo.txt containing the
> output of glxinfo. glxgears runs slowly and jerkily unless the window is
> The computer does not lock solid when I try to run googleearth but as
> that program seems to take about 95% of the CPU time not much else
> I cant see mention of AGP in the xorg.conf file, in which log file
> should I look. (As you have no doubt guessed my knowledge of video cards
> is very limited.)
I edited xorg.conf to call the "radeon" subdriver but the results were
as before. I note that glxinfo reports "direct rendering: No" but I have
not determined why. I shall be off line now until Monday.