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    Re: HOWTO get your G400/450 singing and dancing (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, June 30 @ 16:46:57 BST

    dri works with my G450

    unless you run X as root you’ll need these lines in your X config file

    somewhere after modules section

    Section “DRI”

    Group “dri”

    Mode 0660

    EndSection

    and then create group dri and add yourself in

    of course the group name is your choice

    overall a good article, but it should mention this since most people don’t run X as root

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    Re: HOWTO get your G400/450 singing and dancing (Score: 1)
    by dac (dac@conglom-o.org) on Wednesday, July 04 @ 20:02:55 BST
    (User Info) http://conglom-o.org/

    Hell!

    Hell!

    Hell!

    I posted that I didn’t got my G450 to work with DRI. Now i did! I post this because I know from the official Matroxforum and some other people that there has been severall problems. Ok, the simple problem was my QDI Kinetiz 7B board with an VIA chipset. I simply upgraded the mainboard BIOS – and et voilla. It works! Before the Linux kernel loaded some VIA_IDE drivers, now it loads the VP_IDE driver. Dont’ ask.. and prepare to disable the build in modem via bios setup. If I do, it hangs after loading the VP_IDE drivers. Sounds wired, i know… ;-). But hey, finally it works. I catched the newest QDI bios from www.qdigrp.com. How many hours did i spent to fix this.. and again it was so simple… well.

    Ok, now i’ll go for a tuxracer game.

    Cya,

    Adrian

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