ATI FireGL 5200 Support?
airlied at gmail.com
Thu Aug 10 19:02:36 PDT 2006
On 8/11/06, Danny Kurniawan <danny.kurniawan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Friday 11 August 2006 08:01, Roland Scheidegger wrote:
> > David Abrahams wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > The open-source ATI drivers available with Ubuntu don't support the
> > > ATI FireGL 5200 (as far as I know). I don't want to use fglrx because
> > > I really want to use MergedFB, with which it is incompatible (as far
> > > as I know). Is anyone working on open-source support for the FireGL
> > > 5200? If not, is it reasonable to think I could do something about it
> > > (with no experience in this area)?
> > FireGL 5200 is a rv530 (x1600) derivative. Those chips are not
> > supported, and ATI is not providing any documentation.
> Perhaps it is possible to use compatible chip, eg. FireGL V5000?? maybe trying
> to put ChipId override. I use ChipId overriding for my Radeon Mobility 9200
> IGP by putting ChipId 0x5835 (Mobility 9000/9100 IGP)...
If it was like another chip we'd have added support to the driver by
now, it isn't, ATI suck, X1?00 owners lose.
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