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putzing with the Radeon 9000

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Hey there --

I'm having some trouble configuring an ATI Radeon 9000. It seems that
X and lspci can't identify the card. I'm not sure if that's the fault
of the card for not identifying itself correctly, or if the right ID
strings are missing. 

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 4966 (rev 01)
01:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 496e (rev 01)

The radeon driver fails to identify the card, so it doesn't even try
to work:

(WW) RADEON: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:1:0:1) found

- From what I know about this card, it's basically an 8500 with
extensions. I also stumbled across commercial drivers from Xi (!?!).
In theory, I ought to be able to set it up as an 8500 (and give up the
extensions the 9000 offers).

Would some kind person explain to me how to go about this? I've never
set up a card that wasn't recognized by its driver. 

Oh, by the way, if I can get this thing working, I'll have some time
to write up a detailed test of Yaacov's Neomagic Xv patch for the
list. ^_^

I'm running the 4.2.1-3 packages on testing, kernel 2.4.19. 

Thanks in advance,


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