FC6/AGP/3d is cool! PCIE?

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Mon Nov 20 12:42:12 MST 2006


On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 07:55:38AM -0700, Jeff Nyman wrote:
> I'm trying to get desktop effects working on my T-30 (radeon mobility
> 7500)When I enable the effects my desktop totally corrupts, looks like many
> others are in my same boat looking at the forums. ATI's drivers don't
> support the 7500. Worked just fine on a desktop at home with a radeon 9800
> pro outta the box. (glxgears 1400) Hope they come up with a fix for my
> laptop.

http://www.ces.clemson.edu/linux/fc6_setup.shtml

Do what the man says for the radeonfb, then the xorg.conf patches. I
have it working on my r51. I even use the native X drivers.

Once I had those changes, the desktop effecs worked well enough to
make me slightly seasick.

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