ATI Radeon X1650 Pro problem

Corbin Simpson mostawesomedude at
Thu Jun 26 16:20:38 PDT 2008

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Bridgman, John wrote:
>> There seems to be some mismatch. Also, how do i get a matching drm
>> module ?
>> I am assuming that the current one in 2.6.20 should kernel branch should
>> work.
> Since full X1xxx support was only added over the last couple of months
> the drivers you are getting are all probably much too old. Best bet
> would be to pick up the latest xf86-video-ati, mesa/drm and mesa/mesa
> sources from git. You'll probably need a newer x server as well. 
> The full 5xx 3d support came just after Hardy locked down IIRC, but I
> *think* Hardy would be OK for 2D and video acceleration on your card.

I can confirm that Hardy can run Mesa 7.1 and xf86-video-ati 6.8.191
with DRM 1.29.0 and fully supports the r5xx series. You'll have to build
the packages yourself, or try the xorg-edgers binaries. Also you'll need
a decently recent X server for AIGLX.

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