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Re: fglrx driver problems

Why not use the fglrx package, It works fine on my Radeon 9600


Mathias Brodala wrote:
> Hello Marko.
> Marko Randjelovic, 03.01.2007 11:14:
>> Mathias Brodala wrote:
>>>> DESCRIPTION radeon  is  an  Xorg  driver for ATI RADEON based video
>>>> cards. It
>>>> contains […] hardware  3D acceleration (experimental on R300 and R400
>>>> series
>>>> cards),
>>> (From the radeon manpage.)
>>> My Radeon 9600 has an RV350 chip.
>> And also from the same man page:
>> RV350       Radeon 9600PRO/9600SE/9600, M10/M11, FireGL T2 (2D only)
>> (no mention of 9550).
> Seems like, but your 9550 should have a R300 chip and should be supported.
>>> What’s the
>>> Xorg.0.log
>>> contents using the radeon driver?
>> I attached the file. As I can see from it, my card is detected as "ATI
>> Radeon 9600 AS (AGP)" and DRI cannot be activated because AGP is not
>> available.
>> (WW) RADEON(0): [agp] AGP not available
>> (EE) RADEON(0): [agp] AGP failed to initialize. Disabling the DRI.
> The line after this is interesting:
>> (II) RADEON(0): [agp] You may want to make sure the agpgart kernel module
>> is loaded before the radeon kernel module.
> Is this module loaded? If it is not, then adding it to /etc/modules might be enough.

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