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Re: Problem: fglrx-driver + X.ORG.6.9.0

Am Dienstag, 21. Februar 2006 16:18 schrieb Lennart Sorensen:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 07:00:20PM +0100, Hans wrote:
> > Hello folks,
> >
> > I have a slight Problem with my new notebook (got it as guarantee
> > exchange) with an ATI graphics card and Turion processor.
> >
> > Description:
> >
> > The driver I choose was version 8.22.5 (from ATI). I built the packages
> > with ****.run --buildpkg Debian/sid and installed it with dpkg -i.
> > So far it went all fine.
> >
> > But acceleration will not work. I can start X with correct resolution
> > 1280x800 in two different cases:
> >
> > Case 1: I comment "Load "dri"" in corg.conf out.
> >
> > Case 2: I do not install the kernel-module "fglrx-kernel-***"
> >
> > In both cases I got th correct screen.
> >
> > In other cases I got a blank screen, which cannot be switched back (i.e.
> > with CTRL + ALT + Backspace).
> >
> > I googled and read something about libdri.la, but could not confirm an
> > error. Is there any clue ? Is this the crappy driver or might this be a
> > configuration error by myself. I sent my xorg.conf as attachement (please
> > do not wonder about the description, I had an Nvidia-card before in my
> > old notebook. As I said: It was exchanged due to a guarantee case)
> Well I have no idea.  I have seen many ati mobile chips in the past lock
> up with a black screen when the ati drivers had a crap (which they often
> do).
> I would personally never accept any machine with an ati video chip in it
> until some day when ati writes working drivers.  It would be a very bad
> exchange to make.  it was one of the few requirements when we got my
> wifes laptop.  The video had to be nvidia, and the cpu had to be an
> athlon 64.
> Len Sorensen

Hi Len,

yes you are right, and I had had a nvidia before. Poorly Acer does not make 
notebooks with nvidia any more (not in this price class). O.k., I just wanted 
to check out, if he mistake was my fault, or the one by ATI.

Best regards


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