Cannot get radeon hd4290 working with KMS

Michel Dänzer michel at
Tue Mar 29 02:24:13 PDT 2011

On Die, 2011-03-29 at 11:07 +0200, A. Bischof wrote: 
> But performance is still slow - I know glxgears is no benchmark,

Indeed, it's not.

> but I get 850FPS without KMS - maybe because of agpmode=-1?


> And btw, System Settings in KDE tells me "Compositing is not supported 
> on your system".

IIRC the KDE check for this doesn't always work correctly and can be
overridden. If that still doesn't help, you could try using the XRender
backend for compositing.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |      
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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