XFree86 vesa and radeon 9600 driver voor AMD64
Willem Jan Withagen
wjw at withagen.nl
Wed May 19 06:46:55 PDT 2004
Very good suggestion.....
XFree86-4-Server compiles without much ado
Needed to get dri as well.
but now running a 4.4.0 Xserver and getting my Radeon 9600 supported.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tilman Linneweh" <arved at freebsd.org>
To: <freebsd-amd64 at freebsd.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2004 7:51 PM
Subject: Re: XFree86 vesa and radeon 9600 driver voor AMD64
> * Peter Wemm [Di, 18 Mai 2004 at 18:53 GMT]:
> >> I have an ATI radeon 9600 video card, and that driver seems to be
> >> the only one I can get X to work with on amd64....
> >> Next to the fact that configuration of it, is horribly simple.
> >> And thus would be a good target to get people quick online with a
> >> simple XConfig.
> > I had to use a newer XFree86 that had updated drivers for my radeon
> > 7000. It wasn't pretty, to say the least.
> > I currently run this at home:
> > vendor string: The XFree86 Project, Inc
> > vendor release number: 40400000
> > XFree86 version: 4.4.0
> > But.. I had to do unspeakable things to it to make it compile. The
> > XFree86 folks really truely screwed things up.
> The main problems, __AMD64__ vs __amd64__, were fixed after 4.4.0 release
> (Both in XFree86 and X.org).
> I run 4.4.0 on my amd64 from the ports Dejan Lesjak submitted
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