Radeon vs radeonhd driver
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 10:24:59 PDT 2009
On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 5:56 AM, Toufann Chaudhuri <toufann at deckpoint.ch> wrote:
> I am just a "standard" user giving some return of experience (no
> software or programming skills). I have Lenovo Thinkpad T60p with a
> Mobility FireGL V5250 (chip ID 0x71d4 M56GL/M66). My linux distro is
> Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope.
> I have been reading that I should be using the radeonhd drivers.
> However, I have been experiencing several issues, with suspend and
> hibernate, and lockups (for instance when browsing with CoolIris) where
> I have not choice but to hard reset the laptop.
> Instead I tried to use the radeon driver and it does work fine. Suspend
> works ok, and the framerate with glxgears is about 2000fps vs 1200 with
There are two drivers for the same hardware in your case. Use which
ever one works best for you.
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