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Old 02-10-2004, 02:54 AM   #16
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its very scary because thats exactly what was happening to me before I compiled my new 2.4.24. It should be down near the bottom under "Character Devices"
 
Old 02-10-2004, 08:38 AM   #17
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Character Devices? I can't seem to find that...
 
Old 02-10-2004, 01:26 PM   #18
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I have had copious amounts of days with experience in getting ATI Cards/Drivers to work.. (Don't get excited yet hehe, I have yet to be completely successful with my own!) However in reading this thread, you posted:

Code:
kristijan@neo:~$ fglrxinfo
display: :0.0  screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: Mesa project: www.mesa3d.org
OpenGL renderer string: Mesa GLX Indirect
OpenGL version string: 1.3 Mesa 4.0.4
I was told by documentation, that if the output of fglrxinfo had the line Indirect, direct rendering was not enabled succesfully ='( I know that isn't exactly your problem, but I just wanted to bring that to your attention in case it might be responsible for part of it. Also, in "many" how-to's etc.. I read that for many Radeon cards, we have to have AGPGART enabled. Mine personally gives me a no device found error, so I have to insmod it with the try_unsupported bit. I have found "Many" links to getting things to work right each a little different.. but here are some that hopefully help you.

http://www.gmpf.de/english/
http://xoomer.virgilio.it/flavio.sta...installer.html
http://forums.us.dell.com/supportfor...cending&page=1
http://www.linuxiso.org/forums/viewt...t=ati+mobility
Try This Forum As Well
http://rage3d.com/board/forumdisplay.php?s=&forumid=61
Hope those help!, And by all means if you figure out please post the solution, it may save the life of a video card that has found its way onto a hit list in my pocket >=)
 
  


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