Doubt regarding ATI-radeon

layman layman82 at
Tue Jul 29 03:57:04 PDT 2003

--- Ken Moffat <ken at> wrote:

>  In the kernel, enable drm but don't bother building
> the module for the
> radeon, because X-4.3 needs a more recent version of
> the interface.  X
> will work without dri, but anything that could use
> it (glxgears is the
> easiest example, included in X) will will be a lot
> slower than when it's
> enabled.

OK i do as you say,
IN blfs-book, it is given to update the DRI
architecture from the xfree86 to the

Now is that neccessary with respect to the procedure
above given by you ?

And also by not enabling Radeon module in the kernel
will affect the performance of it ?


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