Re: ATI Radeon Mobility
> Maybe (just maybe) I'll be buying a new laptop. My current laptop has
> a trident cyberblade i7 card, which sucks under linux. I have
> flickerings and _no_ 3D acceleration at all. My thoughts are: new
> hardware, good(perfect?) compatibility with Debian, ;-)
> Any thoughts on ATI Radeon Mobility 7000, 7500 and alike? You can't
> download ATI Mobility drivers for linux from their site, :-(. How
> about the basic XFree 4.2/4.3 drivers? DRI? I understand the 'normal'
> Radeons are supported quite well, but the Mobility ones? I _really_
> want a laptop which doesn't turn out to be incompatible with Debian.
> And since I'll be paying a _lot_ of money, I want DRI compatibility as
I have a Radeon Mobility M7 LW (I think it's the 7000), and after a few
hacks (newest driver from dri.sf.net, exporting MESA_NO_3DNOW=1)
everything works like a charm