Originally Posted by JamesGT
No, I did not try that. How do I change to that particular driver to at least try it out.
Well, the best way might be just to logout of X, login to root, and run 'xorgsetup'.
You could also simply change the driver setting in the device section to 'radeon'.
Also see 'man radeon'.
Remember that with this particular card only 2D accel is provided.