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I am getting very poor performance from my Radeon 9000 Pro, using the 'radeon' driver. I know I am getting acceleration; TuxRacer runs at a somewhat decent framerate, which it didn't before I got acceleration working, but Neverwinter Nights is getting 5 to 10 FPS on the lowest quality settings and bzFlag has problems with lighting and runs at a relatively low framerate. (Both run far better in Windows.) Also, my OpenGL screensavers don't work, but that could be a different problem.
According to glxinfo, my card is a 'R200', but it's actually a Radeon 9000 Pro (with the 'R250' core). Some LiveCDs, also using the 'radeon' driver, correctly detect my card as a 'R250'. Is there a way to override the chip choice from XF86Config-4 and make it treat my graphics card as a 'R250'?
Could that account for such bad performance, or is there probably another problem?
I'll post my 'glxinfo' when I get home this afternoon.