Bug#677412: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: Package description shouldn't praise fglrx too much
kibi at debian.org
Wed Jun 13 13:58:14 PDT 2012
Christian Meyer <c2h5oh at web.de> (13/06/2012):
> So: Please add a list of 3D supported video-cards in the package description
> or, at least change the description to something like: "xserver-xorg-video-
> radeon is the recommended driver, which works for most cards. Please try the
> proprietary and unsupported ATI 'fglrx-driver' if xserver-xorg-video-radeon
> does not work."
here's the new description:
Description: X.Org X server -- AMD/ATI Radeon display driver
This package provides the 'radeon' driver for the AMD/ATI cards. The
following chips should be supported: R100, RV100, RS100, RV200, RS200,
RS250, R200, RV250, RV280, RS300, RS350, RS400/RS480, R300, R350, R360,
RV350, RV360, RV370, RV380, RV410, R420, R423/R430, R480/R481,
RV505/RV515/RV516/RV550, R520, RV530/RV560, RV570/R580,
RS600/RS690/RS740, R600, RV610/RV630, RV620/RV635, RV670, RS780/RS880,
RV710/RV730, RV740/RV770/RV790, CEDAR, REDWOOD, JUNIPER, CYPRESS,
HEMLOCK, PALM, SUMO/SUMO2, BARTS, TURKS, CAICOS, CAYMAN, ARUBA.
More information about X.Org can be found at:
This package is built from the X.org xf86-video-ati driver module.
I'm pretty sure the previous one wasn't praising fglrx, but I hear your
point and your joyless experience.
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