ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
sofar at foo-projects.org
Wed Jul 18 19:14:06 CEST 2007
Richard Pyne wrote:
> 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.
we can add a warning: grep -q vga= /proc/cmdline && echo WARNING
> Second, the module needs to install the utility programs, especially
> aticonfig. It might not hurt to even run aticonfig --initial as part of
> the install.
well, xorg7 is designed to work without configuration, so I really dislike doing
that. And running it automatically is a no-no.
> Also, it has a dependency on libGL, so you might want to make mesa-lib a
> required dependency.
yes, that's needed.
care to send a submission that fixes all this?
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