ATI X1200 - 1440x900 resolution on 64Studio without fglrx driver
On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 3:41 AM, Gustin Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
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Tommy Bongaerts wrote:
| Just a little update:
| I gave up on trying to get 1440x900 with the vesa driver. Doesn't seem
| to be possible.
AFAIK, the vesa driver only supports 4:3 aspect ratios.
| I am now trying to use the fglrx driver. Damn, what a hassle. First I
| couldn't compile the kernel module that in Etch because it is not
| compatible with kernels higher than 2.6.18, so I got the
I just wondered: doesn't this classify as a bug? Maybe the 64studio repos should carry an updated fglrx-kernel-src that likes to 2.6.22 kernel?
| fglrx-kernel-src package from testing, but that one won't compile
| against the 64studio kernel, because of it's non free GPL symbols.
| So now I'm building a custom 2.6.24 rt kernel with the evil GPL only
| symbols edited out of the code. Hope this will work... and that the
| fglrx driver will give me my much desired 1440x900.
Didn't work because of all kinds of dependancy issues. Crap...
Unless you need 3d/OpenGL support, it is probably less hassle to use the
2d only "ati" driver. *This is in fact what I am using on my 64Studio
machine (integrated ati video, running 1440x900 on a BenQ).
That driver doesn't work with my ATI X1200 (the AMD 690 chipset). XOrg log was pretty clear on that.Now I'm really stuck :-(
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