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  1. #1

    insmod agpgart

    simple question, how? (:

    insmod agpgart
    Using /lib/modules/2.4.22-1.2115.nptl/kernel/drivers/char/agp/agpgart.o
    /lib/modules/2.4.22-1.2115.nptl/kernel/drivers/char/agp/agpgart.o: init_module: Invalid argument
    Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters.
    You may find more information in syslog or the output from dmesg
    this is what i always get... where do i find what params i can / should pass to it?

  2. #2

    Re:insmod agpgart

    hello,
    try doing a depmod -a - it should not return anything, but if it does please let us know.

    also, what type of video card is this? i don't pass any arguements to mine.

  3. #3

    Re:insmod agpgart

    it didn't return anything.

    radeon 9800 (r350)

  4. #4

    Re:insmod agpgart

    okay - its good that it did not return anything

    are you using the drivers supplied by ati? also what chipset is the mainboard. need to know as much as we can.

  5. #5

    Re:insmod agpgart

    yes i installed the ATI driver but i'm tryin to use the kernels agpgart.
    chipset - via kt400
    hpt 370x/372x

    vid - radeon 9800 (r350 chipset)

    kernel - 2.4.22-2115-nptl

    distro - fedora core 1 ( yarrow )

  6. #6

    Re:insmod agpgart

    may have found the answer...

    kernel 2.4 doesn't support the via kt400 chipset 'properly' and is supposed to cause all kinda quirkiness. suggested fix is to upgrade to 2.6 kernel...
    i'll let you know if this fixes my headaches.

  7. #7

    Re:insmod agpgart

    yup, twas the 2.4 kernel with kt400 chipset. apparently mine dont mix well. so now on to 3d support!

  8. #8

    Re:insmod agpgart

    thanks for letting us know!

  9. #9

    Re:insmod agpgart

    2.4 never fully supported the kt400, but I did get it working with mine a while back. That was in the 2.4.18 days, and the RH9 kernels seem to support it find, but anyways. The way I got around it was like this:

    modprobe agpgart agp_try_unsupported=1

    Hope that helps in any way possible.

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