Re: Etch is REALLY fast! :-)
Dave Witbrodt wrote:
> Colin wrote:
>> Dave Witbrodt wrote:
>>> Thanks for the tip. As it turns out I already knew about this. It's
>>> just that AMD/ATI just released a brand new driver package this month,
>>> and I wanted that:
>>> dawitbro@P4WRK:~$ apt-cache policy fglrx-kernel-src
>>> Installed: 8.33.6-1
>>> Candidate: 8.33.6-1
>>> Version table:
>>> *** 8.33.6-1 0
>>> 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
>>> 8.28.8-4 0
>>> 400 http://debian.uchicago.edu etch/non-free Packages
>> This is also what I'm waiting for. I see that sid currently has 8.31
>> which doesn't do my Radeon X1600 Pro any good. 8.33 is the first
>> version to fix the xvideo problem so I can use tvtime with x.org.
> You may have misunderstood. When I said I wanted 8.33, I meant
> that I installed ATI's proprietary driver by compiling it myself,
> instead of using the Debian 8.28 package. I didn't mean that I'm
> still _waiting_!
> I found it terribly easy to install, though I've done it before so
> maybe I'm just getting used to it. I can tell you the steps I used,
> if you're interested....
I'm using my Radeon 9600 right now so I'm in no rush to get the package.
It's more of a "nice to have" right now.