[CentOS] ATI X300 on CentOS 4

Rodrigo Barbosa rodrigob at suespammers.org
Tue Mar 14 23:33:04 UTC 2006

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On Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 04:44:20PM -0500, Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu wrote:
> I'm running the x86_64 bit version of CentOS 4 on a dual AMD Opteron
> server.  The graphics card is an ATI Radeon X300.  At the moment, Xorg
> is configured to use the open source driver, radeon.  The server itself
> is connected to a KVM switch, which has otherwise not caused any issues.


> I'm just wondering if anyone else has experienced this before.  If so,
> is switching to the proprietary driver the only option?  Is there
> anything else I can look at?  I'm suspecting it's a driver issue, and so
> will shortly try the proprietary driver from ATI.

ATI support on Xorg is very iffy at the moment. I have been having problems
all over when I have any ATI based card.

I suppose it will get sorted out by 4.3. At least I hope it will.

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