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Re: Debian, X and ATI Radeon X1300

The better choice for linux systems will be Nvidia (latest drivers
[closed-source] support 7400,7800 & 7900

P.S. That's my opinion :)

В Втр, 11/04/2006 в 09:49 +0100, Peter Karlsson пишет:
> Kelly Clowers:
> Your mail came out almost unreadable:
> > On 4/10/06, Peter Karlsson <peter@softwolves.pp.se> wrote:> Hi!>> The graphics card in my Debian machine died a couple of weeks ago, and> I had to buy a new one. I ended up with a ATI Radeon X1300, since I> have had good experiences with ATI cards and Debian before.>>   0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 7146>   0000:01:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 7166>> But it didn't work. Neither XFree86 from Sarge nor Xorg from> backports.org find the card, so I'm currently using the "vesa" driver,> which isn't very optimal. Is there any version of X that works with> X1300?>> I tried downloading ATI's drivers, but they give an error while trying> to build the module.>>   make.sh: line 1: gcc-2.9: command not found>   make.sh: line 54: [: !=: unary operator expected>   ATI module generator V 2.0>   ==========================>   initializing...>   cleaning...>   patching 'highmem.h'...>   probing for VMA API versi!
> on...>   check results are inconsistent!!!>   none of the probed versions did succeed.>   aborting module build.>> --> \\// Peter - http://www.softwolves.pp.se/
> > As Vitaliy said, the ATI binaries do not support r5xx chips (X1xxx)and unfortunately, neither do the open source drivers. Seehttp://dri.freedesktop.org/wiki/ATIRadeon for details (bottom of thepage).
> Ok, I guess I have to wait for ATI to update their drivers, then. :-( Or
> switch the card over to the Windows box, which has an older, supported,
> ATI card.
> -- 
> \\// Peter - http://www.softwolves.pp.se/

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