ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
rpyne at kinfolk.org
Wed Jul 18 18:23:21 CEST 2007
The 8.38.6 driver appears to work with Xorg 7.2 on my ATI Mobility Radeon
X1400 (Dell Inspiron 9400) with only a couple of caveats. It even
correctly detects my 1440x900 wide screen.
First, it will NOT work if you set any text screen mode at boot time
(vga=xxx in lilo.conf). This only took three days of tearing out hair and
searching the internet to discover.
Second, the module needs to install the utility programs, especially
aticonfig. It might not hurt to even run aticonfig --initial as part of
Also, it has a dependency on libGL, so you might want to make mesa-lib a
On 13 Jul 2007 at 23:15, Zbigniew Luszpinski wrote:
> Friday 13 of July 2007 22:39:59 Kok, Auke wrote:
> > Zbigniew Luszpinski wrote:
> > > Friday 13 of July 2007 15:59:29 Richard Pyne wrote:
> > >> Even better, has anyone created a module for this driver?
> > >
> > > lvu info fglrx
> > > it is 8.36.5 version.
> > > The current ATI driver is 8.38.6
> > >
> > > If you would like to test this module I could update it to current ATI
> > > version.
> > yes, please do. I stopped using fglrx a while a go and went
> > all-open-source ;)
> I have Nvidia only that is why I can not update driver without cooperation
> with volunteer tester. If Richard would like to test fglrx module I could
> update it so he can check if it works right.
> BTW: Auke, thanks for fixing distrowatch script. Everything works great,
> including gnupg :-)
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