ATI FireGL 5200 Support?

Roland Scheidegger rscheidegger_lists at
Thu Aug 10 18:01:24 PDT 2006

David Abrahams wrote:
> Hi,
> The open-source ATI drivers available with Ubuntu don't support the
> ATI FireGL 5200 (as far as I know).  I don't want to use fglrx because
> I really want to use MergedFB, with which it is incompatible (as far
> as I know).  Is anyone working on open-source support for the FireGL
> 5200?  If not, is it reasonable to think I could do something about it
> (with no experience in this area)?
FireGL 5200 is a rv530 (x1600) derivative. Those chips are not 
supported, and ATI is not providing any documentation.


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