Xpert]Re: [MPlayer-users] X hangs on Ati Rage128AIW

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Mon Jul 29 18:15:01 CEST 2002

On Monday 29 July 2002 12:52 am, gustavo wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Sunday 28 July 2002 07:05 pm, you wrote:
> > [Xpert]Re: [MPlayer-users] X hangs on Ati Rage128AIW
> Hello:
> In answer to your complaints I'd like to give you a tip. It seems to be a
> XFree 4.2 problem. When the dri kernel module is loaded it hangs the
> machine. Also without that module Xv doesn't work properly for mpeg formats
> (it used to in previous versions).
> Solution: mandrake 8.2 came with a driver from Gatos (gatos.sf.net) that
> fixed these problems. (thanks Mandrake).
> With the dri kernel module, I can use Xv  (with xine or mplayer), 3D GL
> apps, and bttv grabbing without any problem.

I can also confirm that this problem appears to be fixed in recent CVS
versions of Xfree86 - I was having the same problem with my "Xpert2001" card
previously, but now XV appears to work fine with DRI loaded.

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