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Re: ATI proprietary drivers installation failures

On 11/29/10, Tomasz Nitecki <tnnn@tnnn.pl> wrote:
> On 29/11/10 17:00, dagecko@free.fr wrote:
>> Anyway, just a remark, I have noticed that just after the installation
>> of Debian AMD 64, there's no xorg.conf file at all, but X runs well.
>> Any hints to make me understand ?
> It 'just works' due to its ability to auto-configure itself. Take a look
> at the X.org wiki [1] (first point) - you can override this kind of
> behaviour if you like by forcing it to create xorg.conf for you.

The auto-configuration doesn't detect AMD's or Nvidia's drivers.  You
still have to create a minimal xorg.conf if you want hardware
accelerated OpenGL.   Both manufacturers have utilities that do this.

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