Originally Posted by dwmolyneux I started this proccess under another thread but wasn’t able to locate it but once I do I will do an edit and add a link to that thread. Support for older AMD nee ATI graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-ati driver wrapper package, which depends on three hardware-specific driver packages: I have to run Code: These include the following: As of October there is dramatic improvement in the open source 3d drivers in speed and stability. Due to budget I’m stuck using old school means and in some cases hardware.

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The following products have been moved to the legacy software support structure including Mobile and All-in-Wonder Variants: They won’t work with recent X.

I think i’m having a couple of frames per second. Thanks a lot mate for taking care of a poor newbie The video card is the X even if it’s showing X By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Only 2 displays can be enabled at the same time.


Meanwhile AMD has released the 9. For best performance and ease of use, AMD recommends the following: Firmware Proprietary, binary-only firmware aka microcode was removed from the Debian kernel’s radeon DRM driver in linux Wrongly defaults to 8MB sometimes, see your logfile.

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AMD has moved to a legacy software support structure for these graphics accelerator products in an effort to better focus development resources on future products. The easiest way is to use the command: This is not an exhaustive list.

The mpbility legacy driver supports the following graphics cards including Mobile and All-in-Wonder variants: The version numbers couldn’t have matched more perfectly: Gentoo This forum is for the discussion of Gentoo Linux.

Fglrx is a proprietary, Linux binary-only driver for ATI graphic chips with support for 3D acceleration. Here’s other similar drivers that are different versions or releases for different operating systems: This book contains many real life examples limux from the c1250 experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-driver packages: Both the cards get turned on in turn overheating the computer and it also makes lot of noise.


Note that glxgears isn’t a benchmark tool, it’s so simple that its FPS values is without any meaning It can be done with the following command: Check if both the cards are getting listed: AtiHowTo last modified Two driver versions are available for Debian 7 “Wheezy”: AMD Catalyst Legacy radepn Power Management Ubuntu It would be nice though ai be able to have a TV mode for watching Movies and other Video.

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All versions above are available only for the x86 and x architectures Debian i and AMD64 ports respectively. Reduced performance may be noticed when compared to the previous Catalyst 8. Results 1 to 8 of 8.

Those are the legacy drivers. I have to run Code: