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Tue Jul 15 22:39:39 MDT 2008
Michael Torrie wrote:
> Brian Beardall wrote:
>> I have an ATI Radeon X800 graphics card using the fglrx and AMD has
>> greatly improved the driver over the last year. The performance for my
>> X800 is the same as it would be in the other OS. AMD has also been
>> delivering same day graphics support for all of their new cards. So if
>> you wanted to buy the latest ATI 4870 graphics card it does work. nVidia
>> has support for their latest GFX, but it is in their beta driver so
>> don't expect that to work in any distro yet. Phoronix has benchies if
>> you want to see them.
> I have yet to get dual monitor mode working with ATI's drivers. Tried
> the catalyst control panel, the gnome panel, editing the xorg.conf file.
> Can get mirrored mode, but not xinerama. Anyone successfully got this
> to work? Right now I'm dealing with mainly X1300 cards (not too powerful).
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> Don't fear the penguin.
I have an x800 and an x850 and no success getting dual monitor to work.
I have tried 10+ distros and no luck...
On the bright side, compiz works great on a single monitor with the
drivers that make Barry run and hide...
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