It was good news across the board for ATI graphics card owners with AMD deciding to go for a free driver and immediately delivering the goods. Firmware Proprietary, binary-only firmware aka microcode was removed from the Debian kernel’s radeon DRM driver in linux Use this if you have problem with above options. Please check it that works you must see the gears. This sets the overlay scaler buffer width. Bryce Harrington bryce on

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They will still run Unity, but the CPU will be used for basic drawing and performance may suffer. Then when I booted it on Friday morning, lightdm displayed fine but the UI froze logging into any raveon with a background bitmap and mouse cursor.

At the moment I have removed the xorg. Launchpad couldn’t import bug from Red Hat Bugzilla. Xorg 1xorg. The version of xserver- xorg-video- ati: Join Date Jan Beans Enable a static low power mode.


Option “ColorTiling” ” boolean “. Please check it that works you must see the gears. Please also describe in more detail what exactly “3D acceleration doesn’t work” means in your case.


Note that an output name must always be specified, even if only one EDID is specified. The free radeonhd driver that the community has greatly improved, mainly through AMD’s publishing kbuntu reference documentation, supports all cards in 2D mode, including compositing.

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Use this if you have problem with above options. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

Reed, Thanks for the links. Enabling this is frequently the cause of instability. When Unity came up, it was sluggish and many apps crashed. I’m pretty much stuck with it I’m on a laptopso any help with getting them would be great. Some users report reduced 3D performance with this enabled.

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Muhammet Aklan aklan wrote on If you use this option you must use this option for all instances of the driver. It reduces tearing at the cost of performance and has been known to cause instability on some chips. Don’t know why they didn’t make it clearer what driver it needed on the ATI website.


The default is rdeon.

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Just completed a fresh install of Fedora 15 x86 and rebuilt the stock Fedora kernel 2. February 19th, 8. Changed in xserver-xorg-video-ati Ubuntu: I’m sorry, when I reported the bug [Beta 1] I forgot that I forced the system to use “nomodeset” If this option is enabled, a new DRI driver is required for direct rendering.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Can anyone help me? The problem parsing the file is another very strange problem, it occurs “sometimes”, and other times I can boot normally as right now. Ah, I forgot to mention that I installed also the most recent drivers from the xorg-edgers PPA, but that didn’t helped.