As a guideline, kernels for 686 and k7 CPUs should work fine, but kernels for the venerable 386 might not include AGP, DRM and/or MTRR support. Make sure to remove any old /usr/src/modules/fglrx directory after an upgrade of the fglrx package, because module-assistant will not do that for you. Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started A workaround is the following: $ make-kpkg ...options... http://lifesupportal.com/mobility-radeon/mobility-radeon-9600-linux-drivers.php
I'm currently running with 1GLOWMEM, PREEMPT and 4KSTACKS. I had to drop the XFree86 version from package names, which means that you won't be able to upgrade the packages directly: instead you'll need to apt-get remove "fglrx-4.*" apt-get install Important: I do not work for ATI, I'm only packaging their driver as a service to the community. Can you help with this problem?
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Testing the driver To look for boot messages/errors, check dmesg | egrep 'drm|radeon'To see your OpenGL information, you can run the commands below. To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: uname-r In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the 3.2.0-xx-generic Linux kernel, you might encounter
Remove NVidia stuff Make sure you completely remove all NVidia driver stuff before proceeding. configure $ make-kpkg ...options... And the "Working setups" section (in your language, of course): Flavio maintains a list of working setups on his pages. Required packages If you want to build the source packages, make sure you have installed debhelper, kernel-package (for make-kpkg), libqt3-mt-dev, xlibs-dev, libxtst-dev, fakeroot, rpm and wget.
The important part is having CONFIG_AGP=m. Historical notes G. Entry deleted from font path. (**) FontPath set to: /usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi, /usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi, /usr/share/fonts/X11/misc, /usr/share/fonts/X11/misc, /usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/:unscaled, /usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/:unscaled, /usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1, /usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi, /usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi, /var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType, built-ins (**) ModulePath set to "/usr/lib/xorg/modules" (**) Extension "Composite" is enabled (WW) https://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/showthread.php/157030-ATI-Mobility-Radeon-9600-Linux-drivers First, here's the hardware I'm running this on: Athlon 1200, VIA KT133A chipset, 512MB PC133 RAM Radeon 8500LE, 128MB RAM XFree86 4.3.0-7 (Debian unstable) fglrx driver 3.7.6 Here's a mixed list
With the borrowed 9600 XT, the primary head says something along the lines of "Connector: DVI-I", "TMDS Type: Internal". Overview 1.1. Currently, I don't know of anybody who can use the DVI port on an 8500 with the fglrx driver. If you have one of these cards, a lighter desktop (such as XFCE or LXDE, found in Xubuntu and Lubuntu respectively) is recommended.
Can I use the desktop version of the R9700 drivers for my Mobility R9600? lol Another thomas, Quote/ I was scared by the Ubuntu 8.10 Release Notes instruction: "ATI "fglrx" video support The ATI video driver in 8.10 drops support for video cards with r300 April 17, 2005 I've prepared experimental kernel module packages that match the prebuilt kernel images currently available in the official Debian archive. The Wolfenstein derivatives are also quite good.
See for example: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/284408 ramair (ramair031619) said on 2008-11-13: #5 Quote/I'm using a fresh installation of Intrepid (downloaded and installed today). http://lifesupportal.com/mobility-radeon/mobility-radeon-9600-driver-xp.php Compatibility with kernel options CONFIG introduced status notes HIGHMEM4G ? Quake 2: with the XFree driver, it exhibits slowdowns that affect playability. There's a patch for the build script in the mailing list archives, but there's nothing I can do about the release notes.
Binaries 4. If you have a laptop that's getting too hot, try setting the power management profile to low. Each driver has it's varying performance affect on linux with > some newer versions actually degrading performance for my 5970. http://lifesupportal.com/mobility-radeon/mobility-radeon-9600-linux-driver.php Instead if you notice overheating problems and/or you have an old Radeon HD graphic card, you can enable DPM by adding a boot parameter.
Now call me picky, but I do notice it and i don't like it. I still can't understand why it was so, but now support for the Radeons is officially back and everyone should be happy. Please refer to the original page for informations on the latest version of the driver.
Edit your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4: Section "Module" ... # These modules are required for 3D acceleration Load "GLcore" Load "glx" Load "dri" ... # Load "extmod" but omit DGA extension # (the DGA Most all extensions work (except Arb_Fragment_Program which needs a GeForceFX anyway.) If I were you running linux on a laptop I would go with nvidia. There are two workarounds: List only one resolution (1280x960 in my case): the display will open at that resolution with no delay, but you won't be able to switch resolutions with I had a Dell Inspiron with the Radeon Mobility.
At first I got a blank screen again, but with the MonitorLayout option, the DVI port does finally work. Configure X. This is beyond the scope of this document and is left as an exercise; if you can't figure it out, take it as an hint that this whole mess is beyond have a peek here Building a specific driver version If you want to build a specific driver version, use the following command: PVERSION=8.14.13 dpkg-buildpackage -b -rfakeroot -tc -uc -D The following driver versions are supported:
I can't get dual head working. Power Management Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (Linux kernel 3.13.0), Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and later For the most recent ATI/AMD graphic cards supported by the Radeon driver, DPM (Dynamic Power Management) should work History Link existing bug Create bug report Link to a FAQ Create a new FAQ To post a message you must log in. January 18, 2005 Driver version 8.8.25 is available, release notes are here.