Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Volker Armin Hemmann <volkerarmin@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Stuck on enabling drm for xorg-server.
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 07:32:46
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Stuck on enabling drm for xorg-server. by James Homuth
1 On Donnerstag 25 Juni 2009, James Homuth wrote:
2 > I'm running Gentoo on a 5-year-old Presario 2200 series with onboard intel
3 > graphics card. I've managed to get everything working on it so far, with
4 > the exception of xorg+dri. I *think* I've compiled everything into the
5 > kernel that needs to be for intel's GMA graphics cards (I have an 852/855
6 > card, if that helps you any). For testing purposes, I reboot the system,
7 > and modprobe all the modules I'm told I need to in order to get drm up and
8 > running (agpgart, intel-agp, drm, i915), but I still get "unable to open
9 > display" when I try to run glxinfo. The card itself is PCI, if that makes
10 > any kind of difference. I'm probably having an idiot moment (it *is* just
11 > now coming up on 6:00 in the morning over here), so I'm entirely open to
12 > the possibility I'm going entirely the wrong direction with this. Any
13 > pointers would be greatly appreciated. It should be noted that, per an
14 > article on the gentoo wiki archive (the only one about intel GMA cards I
15 > could find), I've compiled both AGP support as well as DRM into the kernel,
16 > the former as a module (currently loaded, along with everything else
17 > mentioned above), in spite of the fact the card itself is PCI. If you need
18 > any further info, I'll be more than happy to provide it. Thank you in
19 > advance for anything you can tell me.
21 try adding consolekit to the default runlevel....