amd64 or i386 for desktop use?
alive at dienub.org
Wed Mar 5 20:23:58 UTC 2008
Do you by any chance have a link to supported cards?
Do you know if this driver supports Composite? OpenGL?
On Wed, 5 Mar 2008 20:32:06 +0100, Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 06:29:51PM +0100, alive wrote:
>> > Any ATI card up to and including the 9250 (rv280) is fully supported
>> > amd64, 3D and all. (I know because I've got one :-)
>> Oh, is that so? Could you please tell me how you got it to work? Because
>> I've got GREAT issues getting *ANY* ATI card to work with at least
>> Composite on FreeBSD and/or Linux. And I've even got i386. Or has
>> happened since I last cried myself to sleep over this driverless hell?
> - Add the device radeondrm to you kernel config and recompile, or load
> the radeon.ko kernel module.
> - Install the xf86-video-ati driver (this is xorg 7.3!)
> - Load the right modules in xorg.conf;
> Section "Module"
> Load "dri"
> Load "glx"
> Load "dbe"
> Load "extmod"
> Load "freetype"
> Load "type1"
> - Use the radeon driver in xorg.conf:
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Card0"
> Driver "radeon"
> # Option "AGPMode" "8"
> # Option "DDCMode" "true"
> That's about it, I think.
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