Re: fglrx-driver 8.43.2-1 doesnt detect FireGL5200 on Thinkpad Z61p
robin putters wrote:
> On 12/3/07, Bruno Voigt <Bruno.Voigt@ic3s.de> wrote:
>> the newer fglrx-driver 8.43.2-1 doesn't anymore detect my
>> Thinkpad Z61p FireGL5200 graphics.
>> The last working version was 8.40.4-2,
>> which unfortunately doesn't work with linux kernel 2.6.23.x ..
>> FireGL cards are still not supported with 8.43 . (See the Catalyst
>> 7.11 release notes).
>> Try the RadeonHD drivers (if 3D is not that important for you), or
>> check phoronix.com/forums , there is a trick (binary patch afaik)
>> which lets you use the FireGL cards with 8.43
Currently I'm using the VESA driver which fortunately supports the
but wondering why they drop support for some chips with a newer release.
Would there be currently advantage using the radeonhd driver instead of
I'm not using any 3D stuff..?