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Frank Zimmermann 11-25-2007 12:40 PM

ATI fglrx driver on sid
 
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Hi Alessandro
>
> You could use the open source drivers already available in Xorg with
> much less efforts. The 3D performances are nearly the same.
>

I do not agree, i. e. Googlearth it at least 10 times faster with the
fglrx driver.

I finally found the solution. I'm running kernel 2.6.23 because 2.6.20
to 2.6.22 does not recognize my battery (a well known bug). I've jsut
booted with the Debian kernel 2.6.22 and 3D apps run well with fglrx.

KR Frank


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Boris Andratzek 11-27-2007 05:09 PM

ATI fglrx driver on sid
 
Zach wrote:
> It would be nice if graphics vendors released open drivers! Sigh.
>
> Zach
>
>

Well, it would also be nice if graphics vendors released working
drivers. I bought a HD2600XT card and wanted to bring it up working as
dualhead system. I invested a lot of hours compiling, patching,
configuring and had a lot of amusing effects - but still no success :-((

Boris


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