Re: ATI problems
On Sat, 16 Oct 2010 18:45:14 +0200, Klaus Wolf wrote:
> Am Samstag, den 16.10.2010, 16:35 +0000 schrieb Camaleón:
>> On Sat, 16 Oct 2010 18:20:27 +0200, Klaus Wolf wrote:
>> > I think, before some time I read, that ATI-cards only works with
>> > VESA-Driver under compiz.
>> > Sorry, but I cant say, where I read this.
>> How could it be that? :-?
>> Compiz requires a graphical driver that provides hardware acceleration
>> and VESA lacks 3D accel, AFAIK.
> sorry, but try this:
> sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd
> This new one should work.
That will install "radeonhd" driver. Wouldn't be better the "radeon" one?
I think most distributions are switching to "radeon" as the default
> for Camaleón
> if you read mail send 18:32 you could read in LINUX-Magazin that this
> was Mesa and not VESA
Ahh, yes, both "radeon" and "radeonhd" drivers are 3D capable :-)
Anyway, Compiz works with any driver that is 3D capable (open or closed