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Re: Radeon Test Day: Wednesday April 1st (yes, really)



On Mon, 2009-03-30 at 22:39 -0500, Jerry Amundson wrote:

> > Perhaps this is a built-in barrier-to-entry to folks looking to help... how
> > about some simple instructions for determining whether you have a card that
> > qualifies for testing?
> 
> Perhaps there is a barrier. OTOH, considering the Test Cases, those
> willing to test should be capable of knowing what he/she has for
> video.
> If needed, some simple tests that gave me positive results:
> lsmod | grep ^radeon
> lspci -nn | grep -i radeon
> etc.
> 
> Oddly, just because of this I now realize that all three desktop
> systems I use nearly every day have radeon cards in them. Guess I'll
> be extra busy this week!

Actually, James tends to add an lspci command or some such to the
announcements when he does 'em. I tend to assume most people at least
know what video card they have, but maybe I'm assuming too far :)

*Anything* ATI built since, oh, 2000 or so counts. The last ATI card
series that doesn't use the radeon driver would be the Mach series,
vintage 1999.
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Adam Williamson
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