[CentOS] Radeon HD 4550 driver

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Oct 8 15:25:01 EDT 2010


Todd Denniston wrote:
> m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote, On 10/08/2010 02:55 PM:
>> James A. Peltier wrote:
>>> This is a known issue.  The next proprietary ATI driver is due to be
>>> released sometime next month and will correct it.
>>>
>> Oh, *great*. So I wait a month before I can get his system running a
>> security-fixed kernel....
>>
> [Fun options]
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> [Toooo much fun option]
<snip>

My manager would not appreciate me doing either.

> [pain option]
> force X (mod /etc/X11/xorg.conf) to use either VESA or the supporting OSS
> driver in the interim.
> (should still work, but sometimes more slowly)
>
> * says the guy who lives with what the distro provides, so that the larger
> pain of keeping up with the proprietary drivers can be avoided, even
with nVidia
> equipment *

See my last email comments on nVidia.
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> Todd Denniston
> Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane)
> Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

Right, and I'm in a civilian sector part of the gov't (and not supposed to
Represent Myself As Speaking For....)

        mark



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