[CentOS] A little confused with video drivers

Phil Savoie psavoie1783 at rogers.com
Tue Jan 17 13:35:38 UTC 2012

On 01/17/2012 07:00 AM, Markku Kolkka wrote:
> 17.1.2012 13:11, Phil Savoie kirjoitti:
>> I have an HP Pavilion g series laptop with an ATI vision A6 video
>> chipset. I tried elrepos ati driver but found that the laptop would
>> freeze intermittently and frequently.  So I unloaded that driver and am
>> running with nomodeset argument just to get a desktop.
>> I went to the ATI site but am not sure what to try. Would anyone know
>> which driver I could use that would work?
> The drivers you installed from ELRepo are exactly the same ones that are
> available from the AMD/ATI site, just repackaged for easy installation.
> If the ELRepo drivers don't work, the same drivers directly from AMD
> won't work either.

Thank you for this.  Guess I'm stuck then.  Great... No wireless and
limited video.  I guess I really know how to pick 'em.  Again, thank you
for your time.


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