Re: Compaq R4000
On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 08:52:28AM -0500, Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
> Ok, I've tried about everything I can find, so I'm hoping some of you guys can
> I have the above mentioned laptop as sold from Office Depot.
> I'm running the 2.6.11-1-k7 kernel, because its just as fast as the 64bit
> install, and most things work better.
> I have downloaded, and converted the ATI fglrx video drivers from ATI's site
> and installed them, but I cannot compile the kernel modules.
> I also cannot get sound to work, ATIIXP sound card it looks like.
> The hardware clock appears to be in overdrive, running at about double speed.
> I would love to get the video and clock problem fixed most of all, and if any
> of you have any tips it would make things so much easier. All my searching
> to this point has been fruitless!
> Oh, and BTW I just signed up to this list, even though I've been using Debian
> itself for some time.
Try searching for the unofficial debian fglrx packages, which should be
much simpelr (and obviously much cleaner) to install. May even have
included the patches required to compile against current 2.6 kernels.
Good luck. ATI hardware doesn't generally get along well with Linux at
The Compaq R3240 and similar on the other hand are almost trivial to
setup Linux on being all nvidia based. Very different than the R4000 at
- Compaq R4000
- From: "Howard Coles Jr." <email@example.com>