Meanwhile AMD has released the 9. How to perform a detailed and quick 3D performance test. Thus the upcoming releases from Ubuntu, Fedora and Mandriva are expected to support the new AMD driver only, at least for the time being. Looks like what you’ll want. Release Notes Related Drivers BuZZ-dEE 9, 11 51 Find More Posts by dizzi.

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From what I’ve seen, it’s problematic. It’s fglrx or vesa for that card.

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Find More Posts by jong Since it’s closed-source, only AMD can work on it and give efficient support, and the open-source community can generally not help you with problems. If you setup your wireless card. The install still failed in the end Radeon X Well its been a couple years since i had a graphical linux machine, so im kinda rusty.

I still don’t think the latest radeon driver will work with it so updating to current should have no effect.

AMD Provides Legacy Driver for Old ATI Cards

Besides, the newest version also supports DRI direct rendering infrastructure with many of the cards. This generally solves the problem. Check the version of Ubuntu you have installed: As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu. The Linux version, however, supports only distros released before February that have x16000 older X. For the Radeon, run ‘xorgsetup’ with Xserver down, it should auto-detect the right driver should be ‘radeon’ I’m betting.


The new legacy driver supports the following graphics cards including Mobile and All-in-Wonder variants:. For best performance and ease of use, AMD recommends the following: This is not an exhaustive list.

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Another big gripe is that fglrx doesn’t support compositing. The new legacy driver supports the following graphics cards including Mobile and All-in-Wonder variants: I wouldn’t expect the binary ATI drivers to ever work if that keeps happening. Sign up using Facebook.

Last edited by berVi; at Found a bad linnux Is it safe to use these slackbuilds on an i system even though the file “ipw They claim to be waiting on composite to be an “official” part of modular X but near as I can tell, it has been since 7.


I’m running a pure 7. You can download a ready-made Slackware I recently got my world of warcraft account hacked because of windows’ inadequecies as an operating system and I decided to install linux.

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All times are GMT Wow this is a great help! Maybe we would see a major preformance boost once Gallium3D gets released, but for now a windows dual boot or a old distro where AMDs propetary ATI driver still supported legacy cards to get useful 3D acceleration.