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Re: Radeon 9000 and Alpha Debian 3.0 r1 (machine posts!)

Right, upgraded to XFree86 4.2.1 and installed the Gatos DRM and Radeon
driver. Got Accelerated X but no DRI (yet) by passing the ChipId of a Radeon
8500 to the driver in XF86Config.

Well on the way to having an Alpha we decent 3D accel, thanks for the help
guys! :p


"Matt Simis" <mattsimis@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> Hi,
> I have found that the Radeon 9000 PCI is capable of posting on in an
> infact in perhaps poorest VGA supported Alpha, the Ruffian (164UX).
> the Voodoo3 nor any nVidia card will allow machine post.
> Unfortunately, Im at a little bit of a loss on what to do from here. The
> version of Xfree86
> supplied doesnt seem to like this Radeon, even VGA mode doesnt work.
> Using the "Radeon" driver I get:
>  (EE) No screens detected
> and using the "VGA" driver I get:
> Fatel Server Error
> Addscreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0
> It would appear I need XFree86 4.3.0 to get started, any more tips?
> thanks,
> Matt
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