[CentOS] anyone using an ATI card and fglrx with 5.2?
tlviewer at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 12 19:21:19 UTC 2009
--- On Mon, 1/12/09, Dave Stevens <geek at uniserve.com> wrote:
> From: Dave Stevens <geek at uniserve.com>
> Subject: [CentOS] anyone using an ATI card and fglrx with 5.2?
> To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
> Date: Monday, January 12, 2009, 10:31 AM
> And does it work ok? any special use cases or installation
> issues? I'm
> thinking of a 64 bit installation with an RV530 chipset.
Yes, I use it on a 3 year old Intel 32bit notebook. The fglrx.ko driver is
built with the dkms model. When I installed it over a year ago, I found that the Arrfab repo (see below) was the best/only source at the time.
When you get it setup run
This is a 3D screensaver. I get 453 fps.
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV350 [Mobility Radeon 9600 M10]
[root at hercules tlviewer]# rpm -qi ati-x11-drv
Name : ati-x11-drv Relocations: (not relocatable)
Version : 8.40.4 Vendor: (none)
Release : 2.el5 Build Date: Wed 22 Aug 2007 11:49:11 PM PDT
Install Date: Tue 02 Oct 2007 12:37:46 AM PDT Build Host: helium.arrfab.net
Group : User Interface/X Hardware Support Source RPM: ati-x11-drv-8.40.4-2.el5.src.rpm
Size : 29803662 License: Proprietary
Signature : RSA/SHA1, Mon 24 Sep 2007 03:38:08 AM PDT, Key ID d62946f59def3191
Packager : Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net>
URL : http://ati.amd.com/support/drivers/linux/linux-radeon.html
Summary : Proprietary ATI hardware accelerated OpenGL display driver
Proprietary ATI GL libraries, Xorg and Linux module for hardware
accelerated OpenGL support.
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