3D with ATI Radeon Xpress 200 open source ("radeon") drivers

Jerry DeLisle jvdelisle at verizon.net
Tue Mar 6 22:07:04 PST 2007

Jerry DeLisle wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering what the status is for providing 3D acceleration support 
> for
> this chipset?  My search of the threads indicates in 2006 that 
> initialization of
> memory controller was needed.
>     http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2006-June/016014.html
> I have an r4xx series unit.  I have not been able to get the proprietary 
> drivers
> to work either, in spite of following several suggested approaches to 
> this.  I
> think PITA would describe the process. (I am running Fedora Core 6 at 
> the moment)
> Any suggestions?
> Regards,
> Jerry
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Problem solved.  FC6 installs i586 kernel by default.  The proprietary drivers 
need the i686 kernel to install correctly.  After getting the correct kernel the 
drivers installed fine and all is working.



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