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Re: FC5-radeon issues



On 4/2/06, hansel hansel mnstate edu <hansel hansel mnstate edu> wrote:
> > From: "Kam Leo" <kam leo gmail com>
>
> > On 4/2/06, hansel hansel mnstate edu <hansel hansel mnstate edu> wrote:
>
> > > My laptop (radeon 7500 CRT video) will not output video to a CRT. Text
> > > (boot screen, text terminal) works.
> > >
>
> > On 4/2/06, "Kam Leo" <kam leo gmail com> responded:
>
> > You upgraded the kernel. Have you upgraded the ATI driver?
> >
>
> Thanks.
>
> Drivers are in the kernel (/lib/modules/<specific
> kernel>/kernel/drivers/... and there are two of them, radeon.ko and
> radeofb.ko. These are always part of the kernel rpm, loaded as modules.
>
> Are you suggesting there are additional drivers? Back "in the day,"
> matrox distributed proprietary linux drivers. I am unaware that ATI
> distribues them for the radeon.
>
> Mark Hansel
>

I assume that you have aready checked or have read the March list
archives regarding problems with the ATI and Nvida drivers for FC5. If
not, give them a quick once over. For what it's worth, Livna has
updated drivers for both ATI and Nvidia.


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