Radeon 6870 Not Supported

Gary Jennejohn gljennjohn at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 7 09:48:43 UTC 2011

On Tue, 06 Dec 2011 22:57:37 -0800
"Thomas D. Dean" <tomdean at speakeasy.org> wrote:

> I looked at 'man radeon' before purchasing a video card.
> That man page says the chip is supported.
> X will not start with the message "Radeon 6870 requires KMS"
> Ooops!

The manpage does reference the wiki, which states that radeon uses

An alternative might be radeonhd.

Gary Jennejohn

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