R500 initial driver release announcement
j.glisse at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 04:14:12 PDT 2007
On 6/15/07, Robert Y <rob2687.nix at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/15/07, Nathanael D. Noblet <nathanael at gnat.ca> wrote:
> > Robert Y wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > I have tested this on my x1900xtx the device id is 7249. It seems to
> > > work without any major graphical glitches or artifacts but only at 24
> > > bit depth. If I set it to 16 bit it shows a green screen then the system
> > > locks up. Also I have to unload the fglrx module otherwise the system
> > > will lock up when X starts.
> > I've been attempting to get it to work on my x1650 (pro). device id
> > 71c6. I'm curious, I'm on F7, and so the fglrx driver won't get as far
> > as starting X. However do you run X with fglrx as the driver normally,
> > before using the avivo driver and unloading the kernel module? If I load
> > the kernel module and unload it then use the avivo driver it starts to
> > initialize X but then just 'hangs' in that I can't switch terminals,
> > move the mouse etc. ssh is still fine and I can ctrl-alt-del to a clean
> > reboot... Just wondering what situation you are using fglrx in.
> I use fglrx 8.37.6 on Ubuntu Gutsy with no problems. Avivo works as
> long as the fglrx module isn't loaded. I don't need to use fglrx first
> or anything.
Strange last time we checked the driver on x1900 hw it wasn't working
out of box. Maybe your bios is doing a lot more initialization than other
bios. I might need you to spy this out, i will upload the tools somewhere
and ping you.
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