FC6/AGP/3d is cool! PCIE?

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Mon Nov 20 19:39:24 MST 2006

On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 03:17:11PM -0700, Jeff Nyman wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks for your help. I already found a fix in the fedoraforums which
> entailed adding the dri and glx modules in my xorg.conf which fedora didn't
> do and adding a couple of options in the Device section and also enableing
> the use of large textures in DRI. So everything as far as desktop effects is
> working so I'm almost as cool as my Mac friends. :) Would you suggest still
> doing the radeonfb stuff? I don't seem to be having any trouble going in and
> out of suspend.

The radeonfb isn't for handling suspension, but for reducing power
draw while in suspension. So if you suspend I'd do it.


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