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Re: Radeon 9000



On Sun, Apr 20, 2003 at 09:28:20PM +0200, Christian Schoenebeck wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Apr 2003 21:30:05 +1000
> Daniel Stone <dstone@kde.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 20, 2003 at 12:37:37PM +0200, Christian Schoenebeck wrote:
> > > Is it yet possible with current XFree86 from Sid to use a Radeon
> > > 9000 with 3D support? Do I need kernel modules, 3rd party drivers or
> > > something?
> > 
> > 2D will work, but for 3D support, you'll have to wait for
> > 4.3.0-0pre1v1, which Branden and I are currently working on. Watch
> > http://people.debian.org/~branden/xsf/xsf.html for further news.
> 
> Oh, good to hear that!
> 
> And for the meantime, how can I achieve at least 2D? I tried to kick the
> "GLcore" and "glx" module from XF86Config-4, but I still get only an
> '(EE) No devices detected.' error. What may I have missed? Or do I also
> have to grep for the experimental packages even for 2D?

Sorry, I was looking at the Subversion repository: the Radeon 9000
support was included in 4.2.1-6pre7v2, which was never actually
released, so no Debian 4.2.1 version has support for the 9000 series.
You can either try Sven's trick, or upgrade to 4.3 for the time being.

Cheers!
:) d

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Daniel Stone                                     <dstone@trinity.unimelb.edu.au>
Developer, Trinity College, University of Melbourne

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