AIW Radeon 9700 Pro for a DVI LCD without fglrx

Roland Scheidegger sroland at
Tue Apr 1 08:52:44 PDT 2008

Bajji sw wrote:
> Hi there, 
> Can I use Radeon drivers to make a 128MB AIW
> Radeon 9700 Pro work with a DCI LCD without fglrx ?
> Why you ask? With fglrx and DRI enabled, even SD video
> is choppy. Processor is AMD Athlon XP ~3000.
> fglrx on a ATI Rage mobility 8MB makes SD video
> smooth. This is a Pentium III 800 from 2000. 
> In both cases, video capture was by an Avermedia A180.
> I am using Debian 4.0r3. Once captured, I stream from
> the same box in both cases. 
>>From what I can gather, this card should work with
> drivers, with limited 3D. I am hoping that this
> will lead to better video playback. However, I can't
> get the radeon drivers to load, either directly or
> using the ati wrapper. 
> Other than the following, what will help to debug this
> problem?
> dmesg
> xorg.conf (vesa works)
> X log     (vesa works)
> xorg.conf (radeon does not)
> X log     (radeon does not)
> glxinfo
> Should I attach these files or just include them in
> the body of the message?

This card should run pretty well, thus xorg.conf and log file when it
fails to load would be helpful.
btw you're not running fglrx on a ati rage mobility...


More information about the xorg-driver-ati mailing list