BB code is On. You will have to use the old driver, but if you are on Jaunty it won’t work. I have to run Code: AtiHowTo last modified I have Jaunty working with an ATI , also discontinued, but I have all the wobbly windows, rotating desktops and 3D working. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

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Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking ,inux Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Join Date May Beans Thus the upcoming releases from Ubuntu, Fedora and Mandriva are expected to support the new AMD driver only, at least for the time being. I started this proccess under another thread but wasn’t able to locate it but once I do I will do an edit and add a link to that thread.


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Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. In order to have the Radeon card handle the graphic intensive process use: Doing xti -nn grep VGA gives me: I fiddled with some xorg.

See this page Recommended configuration for X. May 7th, 9. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. If it’s a binary driver it’s worth a go?

Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki. April 30th, 4. It can be done with the following command: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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AMD Provides Legacy Driver for Old ATI Cards ยป Linux Magazine

Wrongly defaults to 8MB sometimes, see your logfile. ATI put this card on its Legacy List, so it is not really supported anymore.

Join Date Apr Beans 6. Connecting a DFP display device as a secondary display device may occasionally result in the secondary mobioity device failing to display an image Installing the AMD Proprietary Linux Software Driver Installation information can be found at: Last edited by unSpawn; at Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.


The following optional configuration can be used to increase 3D performance. The version numbers couldn’t liunx matched more perfectly: It would be nice though to be able to have a TV mode for watching Movies and other Video. Should you prefer the other driver usually only if you are running graphics intensive games search for documentation on installing it.


Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not. These include the following: To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: It was good news across the board for ATI graphics card owners with AMD deciding to go for a free driver and immediately delivering the goods.

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