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Re: Radeon 7000 GLX

On Monday 05 May 2003 10:49 pm, Richard Fillion wrote:
> I replaced my Matrox Millenium card with an ATi Radeon 7000 64Meg DDR
> PCI card tonight, and 2D is much much nicer now.  But, i'm having a hell
> of a time getting 3D rendering to work.  I compiled the kernel with
> DRM/DRI stuff, and the radeon driver, and i compiled XF4.3 on my box,
> but now all i have is software rendering and an unstable X server.  So i
> went back to 4.1 for now.  Am I doing something wrong?  Is the card the
> problem?
> XFree86 4.3 was very unstable for the Matrox card aswell, is 4.3
> something we should avoid?  Am I the only one having problems with it?
> 4.1 with the matrox card was ROCK stable, and so far with the radeon
> driver it hasnt crashed once.

Your card is fine.  You have discovered a regression in the 4.3 driver.  We 
have seen this problem as well.  We currently have a work around but it is 
very ugly.  I wouls suggest that you stick with 4.1 for the time being.

Best Regards,


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