Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not. The first impression that it hangs, but it’s not. It’s been a few days, so I don’t remember where I found this Release Notes Related Drivers Do not use Sax2 when the proprietary Linux Graphics Driver is installed. Page History Login to edit. Reduced performance may be noticed when compared to the previous Catalyst 8.

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I had a hard time getting resume from suspend-to-ram to work with Feisty on a Thinkpad T60p.

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The new driver 8. The time now is The driver is hosted at http: Release Notes Related Drivers February 15th, 7.

This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. Then you type “update-grub” as root to update the kernel boot params with this new info.


A thing discovered and shared with others need be discovered only the once. For discussions with other users, please use the ati IRC channel on irc.

Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. The set of drivers still is bound to XFree86 4. The drivers were originally designed for the FireGL professional graphics adapters but got extended soon for supporting any comparable mainstream board design from ATI Inc.

The solution is to include ‘vga’ or to remove ‘splash’ from ahi grub or lilo command line. February 15th, 1. Instead of switching to a console, X resets and goes back to the log in screen This doesn’t happen when using the vesa driver. Org configuration file xorg. However, as of this writing, the version included is 1.

A Debian package lunux exists in the experimental branch. This is not an exhaustive list. The package you need to install is xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd. Also, the pointer gets garbled sometimes in X, but this is only a minor annoyance. Recent releases of the ATI proprietary driver do not support this card anymore. There is no text.


In addition to the radeon driver the card is also supported by the radeonhd driver. Retrieved from ” https: If you have a laptop that’s getting too hot, try setting the power linx profile to low.

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The first impression that it hangs, but it’s not. These include the following: DRI in the driver is still off by default. The only confusing thing is that it goes to sleep and hibernate pretty fast, but it takes a long time to resume from both, especially from hibernate.