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On Thursday 26 August 2010 11:34:23 Alex Schuster wrote:
> I first got no dri with xorg-server 1.8, too, and then weird effects
> started happening, like the shift and ctrl keys not working. When tings
> crashed, I got a block screen and still could move the mouse, but that was
> all, even after Alt-SysRQ-R (which usually helps in these cases) I could
> not switch to a text terminal. But after a reboot all seemed perfect, but
> when I was writing a followe-up mail, X crashed. And I got several more
> crashes after working 5 minutes in KDE.
> I downgraded back to xorg-server 1.7.7-r1, and now dri is working, too.
> Looking good! KDE is running for over an hour now, I'm not using any swap
> at all, amarok is emerging in the background, and mplayer is playing
> I experience little rendering problems in chromium (images appear over
> text) and quake3 feels a little sluggish, but I can live with this.
> Thanks for anyone who helped!
Glad you got it working properly now :)
Enjoy the smoother desktop now