[PlanetCCRMA] radeon 9700 fc3

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Jan 27 12:30:02 2005

On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 08:14:23PM +0000, Ben Moran wrote:
> It is possible, I managed to get fglrx 3.14.6 to work with FC2. But it was
> fiddly.
>  - Get the Livna src RPM, fail to build successfully
>  - Google around "fglrx 2.6.10", locate additional patches in random Web
>    forums, apply them hopefully, get frustrated
>  - Edit patches blindly until they applied

That is my experience of building for source :( I'd hoped that patches
wouldn't change too much between 2.6 versions.
> I think it depended on the exact FC2 kernel I was running as well.
> I have the rebuilt RPMs now (ati-fglrx-3.14.6-0.lvn.2.2.i686.rpm and
> kernel-module-fglrx-2.6.10-0.1.rdt.rhfc2.ccrma-3.14.6-0.lvn.2.2.i686.rpm),
> but nowhere to distribute them from.  I should probably work out exactly
> what changes I made to rebuild the src rpm.
> Now, has anyone got ACPI suspend working with CCRMA FC2, fglrx and a Dell
> 8600? :)

FWIW, my now deceased I8100 and my curent thinkpad both work better with
ACPI disabled. ACPI messes with the ipw chipset, and burns a load more
power when suspended. YMMV.

- Steve