RE: X in Compaq Presario 900
sorry, I did not really understand - why did you have to bother with the
files and not just upgrade the package?
And so, you say that this radeon (is it really the same one as in presario
900?) works fine with 4.2.1, but not yet 4.1 ? From what I heard so far it
was only going to be supported in 4.3 or something... If that is right, it
is great news then!
How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?
-- Elliot, "E.T."
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julien MARY [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 6:43 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: X in Compaq Presario 900
> What i have done is not totally clean but works very well.
> (for evo n160 with Rage Mobility M6 Radeon)
> I have installed everything i need with version 4.1.0. Then
> i have downloaded the same packages from the unstable part.
> Then i have used mc to visit the .deb files.
> And i have copied everything from mc.
> For the system, no dependencies are broken.
> It is believing that it is 4.1.0 but it is 4.2.1.
> And radeon works with 4.2.1
> Now, i'm glad :-)
> On 14 Nov 2002 01:49:22 +0100
> Vicente Aguilar <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > El mié, 13-11-2002 a las 17:38, Mattia Dongili escribió:
> > > Radeons are supported with X > 4.1.99 :P
> > This particular one isn't. :-P
> > :)
> > These laptops ship with a new integrated chipset by ATI,
> the IGP320M or
> > Radeon Mobility U1. A part of this chipset is the graphic
> card, which
> > claims to be Radeon 7000 compatible but doesn't work with
> XFree86 4.2.x
> > (even forcing drivers with ChipID, all you get is a garbled
> screen). The
> > AGP bus, which is also part of the chipset, isn't supported by the
> > kernel either.
> > But both the framebuffer and X work with the VESA drivers.
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