Radeon Xpress 1100 / 200M confusion

Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Thu Jan 11 12:11:35 PST 2007

On Monday 08 January 2007 05:30, Zoltan Boszormenyi wrote:
> Hi,
> I bought an ACER Aspire 3103NLM notebook.
> It was advertised as it has Radeon Xpress 1100.
> What the heck, I thought, I will have to use the frglx
> drivers. Much to my surprise, my FC6/x86-64
> installer recognised it as an Xpress 200M, and installed
> the radeon driver, which at least makes it 2D accelerated.
> How happy I am! :-) It even accelerates XV.
> lspci says:
> 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS482 [Radeon
> Xpress 200M]
> My questions are:
> Are the Xpress 1xxx series chips just relabelled 200[M]s?


> Is 3D acceleration coming soon to my laptop? ;-)

ATI refuse to tell us how the memory controller works on the xpress chips, so 
3D support is dependent on either that happening, or someone just figuring it 
out on their own.

- ajax
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