alexdeucher at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 07:36:38 PDT 2009
On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 8:33 AM, Paul van der Vlis <paul at vandervlis.nl> wrote:
> Rafał Miłecki schreef:
>> 2009/10/6 Paul van der Vlis <paul at vandervlis.nl>:
>>> Rafał Miłecki schreef:
>>>> 2009/10/6 Paul van der Vlis <paul at vandervlis.nl>:
>>>>> Rafał Miłecki schreef:
>>>>>> It's matter of modesetting, so it's DDX (xf86-video-ati) related.
>>>>> I am using Xorg Xserver 1.4.2, and radeon 4.3 driver at the moment
>>>>> (Debian Lenny).
>>>> Huh, that's quite... antic. I found /something/ called xf86-4_3_0_1
>>>> but it's from 2003! I have no idea what was state of open driver in
>>>> that year.
>>>> You may try luck, but I guess you will need to think about big update.
>>> This driver knows my ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics, and that's not really
>> Isn't it? OK, Debian packaging/versioning is mystery for me.
> 4.3 is the version number from the Xorg logfile:
> (II) Module radeon: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
> compiled for 1.4.2, module version = 4.3.0
> Module class: X.Org Video Driver
> ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 2.0
That's probably actually 6.9.x which is ancient. The module
versioning was broken for a while.
>>> The radeonhd driver in my distribution does not know the ATI Radeon HD
>>> 3200. Or will it work, and can I add the name somewhere?
>> It's 1.2.1 version which is old and may be problematic. If you want to
>> try radeonhd you should install 1.2.5 or coming-soon 1.2.6.
> I am not sure version 1.2.5 does support the HD 3200.
> With regards,
> Paul van der Vlis.
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