[PlanetCCRMA] [OT] Radeon Mobility 9700 on FC2

Matthew Allen Matthew Allen <mtallen@gmail.com>
Tue Dec 14 13:56:01 2004

You should look again.  The 3.14.6 drivers do not support DRI or 3d
acceleration under xorg.  And many people in the rage3d.com forums
feel that 3d acceleration doesn't quite work properly even under
xfree.  You may have better luck than I did though. (I have been
trying to figure out their support for about a month)


On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 19:29:11 +0000, Jamie Bullock <jamie@postlude.co.uk> wrote:
> Matthew,
> Thanks for the reply. The card is basically working. Although anaconda
> didn't recognise it, I did a little tweaking in xorg.conf, and now have
> a decent resolution using the "radeon" module.
> It's all the stuff that you pay extra money for a decent card for that
> isn't working (DRI, 3D etc).
> The latest release notes for the ATI binary do claim that it supports
> 3D, so I might give it a try.
> Jamie
> I've heard
> On Tue, 2004-12-14 at 18:05, Matthew Allen wrote:
> > I have one in my sager and I have it working just fine (under the
> > ccrma 2.4 and 2.6 kernels, and recently under gentoo with a 2.6
> > kernel). However you should be aware, no one supports DRI or 3d
> > acceleration yet. So neither the kernels internal radeon module or the
> > ati binary driver (fglrx) supports the rv350 chipset under xorg (I
> > have not tested with xfree86).
> >
> > In order to help you out I will need some information as to what is
> > not working. Can you get X to start? Are you just not getting the
> > correct rez? more info please!
> >
> >