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Old 09-19-2005, 04:32 AM   #1
mlerch
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ATI Radeon 9600 SE


I've noticed Mandrake 10.1 comes with a few games. The majority work perfectly fine, the ones that use Direct Rendering like Chromium.. They lag, badly. I was wondering what was needed to update my video drivers for my ATI Radeon 9600SE?

Also, how do I close my X Session so I can update Xfree to 4.5.0?
 
Old 09-19-2005, 10:03 AM   #2
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just google it.. there are tons of tutorials explaining how to install the drivers
 
Old 09-19-2005, 10:27 PM   #3
ilubtofart
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The newest ATI drivers shouldn't be that difficult to install. Just download and run as root, followed by a fglrxconfig and a reboot. If you get better results than:

$ glxgears
7154 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1430.800 FPS
8627 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1725.400 FPS
8619 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1723.800 FPS
8519 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1703.800 FPS

Please tell me how, I have the same video card.
 
  


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