Re: ATI Radeon 7000
On Fri, 2002-05-24 at 14:02, user list wrote:
> On Fri, May 24, 2002 at 09:55:32AM +1200, James Kahn wrote:
> > On Fri, 2002-05-24 at 08:52, Mike Frisch wrote:
> > > On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 03:29:58PM -0500, Brandt Dusthimer wrote:
> > > > Hrm... so your saying that there is no support for the 7500 in 4.1?
> > >
> > > http://www.xfree86.org/4.1.0/Status6.html
> > >
> > > Apparently there's no accelerated X server support in 4.1.0.
> > No, but there is a patch to make it work on 4.1.0. It didn't apply
> > cleanly when I ran it against a relatively new version of the debian
> > sources, but it's pretty small so easy to apply yourself.
> Does the patch work for an 8500 as well? I'm having major problems with gnome
> under the deb's for 4.2.0. Lot's of things don't work anymore.
What is it with people and not reading the links? Yes, if you look at
the patch it certainly looks like it makes the 8500 work. I don't know
personally, I own a 7500.
Strange you have problems with gnome, I installed XFree86 4.2.0 (from
source) in parallel with 4.1.0 and have had no problems whatsoever.
Sounds like those debs you are using are broken. X on debian is so
complicated I'd stick with Branden's...
> > http://groups.google.co.nz/groups?selm=20011229222635.GA6299%40bougon.org&output=gplain
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