ATI Radeon X300 issue

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  • #29289
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    anewangelfades

      Hello,
      I have a problem with 3D graphics acceleration after I install antix on my hard disk, for example glxgears shows a black window only, while it works in the live session if I boot from DVD.

      The output of inxi -Fxz -r is the following:

      System:
        Host: antix-fisso Kernel: 5.2.15-antix.1-amd64-smp x86_64 bits: 64
        compiler: gcc v: 8.3.0 Desktop: JWM 2.3.7
        Distro: antiX-19_x64-full Marielle Franco 16 October 2019
        base: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)
      Machine:
        Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: P5SD2-X v: Rev 1.xx serial: <filter>
        BIOS: American Megatrends v: 0605 date: 03/21/2006
      CPU:
        Topology: Single Core model: Intel Pentium 4 bits: 64 type: MT
        arch: Netburst Smithfield rev: 3 L2 cache: 2048 KiB
        flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 bogomips: 12000
        Speed: 3000 MHz min/max: N/A Core speeds (MHz): 1: 3000 2: 3000
      Graphics:
        Device-1: AMD RV370 [Radeon X300] vendor: PC Partner Limited
        driver: radeon v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.0
        Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.4 driver: ati,radeon
        unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa resolution: 1680x1050~60Hz
        OpenGL: renderer: ATI RV370 v: 2.1 Mesa 18.3.6 direct render: Yes
      Audio:
        Device-1: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS7012 AC97 Sound
        vendor: ASUSTeK A8S-X driver: snd_intel8x0 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.7
        Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.2.15-antix.1-amd64-smp
      Network:
        Device-1: Intel 82540EM Gigabit Ethernet vendor: ASUSTeK driver: e1000
        v: 7.3.21-k8-NAPI port: 9000 bus ID: 00:0e.0
        IF: eth0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
      Drives:
        Local Storage: total: 310.10 GiB used: 5.38 GiB (1.7%)
        ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Maxtor model: 6L250R0 size: 233.76 GiB
        ID-2: /dev/sdb vendor: Maxtor model: 6Y080L0 size: 76.34 GiB
      Partition:
        ID-1: / size: 227.09 GiB used: 5.38 GiB (2.4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
        ID-2: swap-1 size: 2.00 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda2
      Sensors:
        Message: No sensors data was found. Is sensors configured?
      Repos:
        Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/antix.list
        1: deb http://it.mxrepo.com/antix/buster/ buster main nonfree
        Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian-stable-updates.list
        1: deb http://ftp.it.debian.org/debian/ buster-updates main contrib non-free
        Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian.list
        1: deb http://ftp.it.debian.org/debian/ buster main contrib non-free
        2: deb http://security.debian.org/ buster/updates main contrib non-free
        No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/onion.list
        No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/various.list
      Info:
        Processes: 122 Uptime: 21m Memory: 1.94 GiB used: 515.7 MiB (25.9%)
        Init: SysVinit runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 8.3.0 Shell: bash v: 5.0.3
        inxi: 3.0.36 

      Do anybody know why?
      Thanks in advance

      #29290
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      rokytnji

        Hmmm. Does glxgears ran in terminal say anything else?

        harry@biker:~
        $ glxgears
        Running synchronized to the vertical refresh.  The framerate should be
        approximately the same as the monitor refresh rate.
        314 frames in 5.0 seconds = 62.607 FPS
        301 frames in 5.0 seconds = 60.010 FPS
        301 frames in 5.0 seconds = 60.007 FPS
        

        That is just my readout with the linux kernel supplied intel i915 driver and I see you have the proprietary amd driver.

        Edit. My bad. radeon is the open source driver

        http://wiki.debian.org/AtiHowTo

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        #29306
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        anewangelfades

          Hmmm. Does glxgears ran in terminal say anything else?

          harry@biker:~
          $ glxgears
          Running synchronized to the vertical refresh.  The framerate should be
          approximately the same as the monitor refresh rate.
          314 frames in 5.0 seconds = 62.607 FPS
          301 frames in 5.0 seconds = 60.010 FPS
          301 frames in 5.0 seconds = 60.007 FPS
          

          That is just my readout with the linux kernel supplied intel i915 driver and I see you have the proprietary amd driver.

          Edit. My bad. radeon is the open source driver

          http://wiki.debian.org/AtiHowTo

          glxgears doesn’t give any output if I run it, but it gives (albeit very clunky) if I run vblank_mode=0 glxgears, see the attached screenshot

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          anewangelfades

            In case anyone is interested,
            glxgears works if using lxde as desktop environment. Nothing else was changed.

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