Is this right for Working ATI driver
This is what I did and I just wanted to get someon's opinion. I'm just starting to get beyond being a beginner with unix/linux and just wanted some re-assurance, since I did not find any guides, so I did it myself.
1) I downloaded the kernel-headers just like when installing nvidia drivers. Is this really necessary?
2) Ran the ati installer (the 30 odd mb one)
3) edited XFree86.Config-4 to use driver "fglrx"
but when I do "modprobe fglrx" i get nothing
but glxinfo | grep rendering I get "direct rendering: yes"
and glxinfo reveals my render string as 9800 pro generic
and glxgears went from 300ish to 4500ish after I did steps 1-3
Is that what you'd expect from a 9800 pro that was fully 3d accelerated?