ATI x1600 support

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at
Sat Mar 31 03:10:41 UTC 2007

Alain G. Fabry wrote:
> Hello,
> I just received a new laptop Compaq nc8430 with an ATI Mobility
> Radeon x1600 graphics card. Didn't have a selection option, just take
> what you get.
> Has anybody got this working with a decent resolution?
> I can't get it better then 1024x768. Is there a way to bring it 
> to 1280x800.
> Where could I find more info on this?
> Thanks in advance,
> Alain
Try with the vesa driver or completely open source ATI driver (not the 
proprietary one -- still hasn't been ported to FreeBSD as I've 
discovered). So, no DRI or GLX support until ATI fixes their driver to 
work with the FreeBSD kernel / X11.

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