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Re: Problem with resolution on Radeon HD 7459 card (Squeeze)



On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:07:40 +0900, Han wrote in message 
<CADZ+JBpkfDgpCaRYL2j53nW80Na5cgBi5-a1PaW2vPsa9Azhdg@mail.gmail.com>:

> Thanks again for your help.
> 
> I didn't realize that I needed to install xorg from the backports
> besides an upgraded kernel
> and fglrx driver.
> 
> Now, I installed linux-image-3.2.0-0.bpo.1-amd64, xorg, fglrx-driver,
> and fglrx-control
> from the squeeze backports.
> 
> # aticontrol --initial again failed to recognize my graphic card.
> 
> So I made a small /etc/X11/xorg.conf file with following content.
> 
> ---
> Section "Device"
>  Identifier "ATI"
>  Driver "fglrx"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Screen"
>  Identifier "Default Screen"
>  DefaultDepth 24
> EndSection
> ---
> 
> Now, I get the desired resolution of 1920 x 1080.
> 
> However, redrawing of windows is very slow, and I can't move a window
> smoothly, which is quite bothersome.
> 
> gnome reports that my refresh rate is 60 Hz.
> 
> I feel I am almost there, but I don't know if this problem is
> remediable. Perhaps, some additional lines in my xorg.conf file?
> 
> Han Soo

..what happens if you try the radeon driver from backports?
Or dist-upgrade to wheezy?

-- 
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...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.


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