What can I help Chris?

Alex Povolotsky tarkhil at webmail.sub.ru
Fri Feb 9 10:18:42 UTC 2007

Rene Ladan wrote:
> Alex Povolotsky schreef:
>> Janvier Pang wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm so glad to hear from your website ( http://www.fglrx-freebsd.com/ )
>>> that the fglrx on FreeBSD is still alive, and you mention that Chris
>>> needs
>>> to help.
>>> I have a laptop (Acer Aspire 5101) with ATI Mobility Radeon X1300, and it
>>> works well under Linux with the ATI native linux driver from 8.29.6 -
>>> 8.33.6.
>>> I'd like to help Chirs to port the fglrx driver to FreeBSD, but I
>>> don't know
>>> how and what can I help him.
>>> I know how to program but I'm not familiar with C programming under
>>> freebsd
>>> platform, but I've learned C programming under windows platform
>>> before, and
>>> I'm using Java in my most time now. I hope that there is anything I
>>> can help
>>> to port the fglrx to FreeBSD so that I needn't work under linux anymore.
>> Quite similar, but I have experience with C, and I have Lenovo R60 with
>> radeon mobility X1400
> I did some quick experiments on my Asus A6JE (ATI X1450), the results
> can be found at
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-x11/2007-Feburary/003605.html
> (short story : only VESA till now)

1. Document not found

2. VESA is not a trick, it works out of the box, does not allow 
fullscreen. Actually, fullscreen video is the only thing I really miss.


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