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Old 09-11-2004, 12:36 AM   #1
itywygms
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graphics driver


ok not to ask a dumb question but im not sure if my ati drivers are installed correctly.
Im running suse with all the updates. i followed the guide they have for installing the drivers and everything seemed to go well. but when i type fglrxinfo i get the following.


x1-6-00-07-e9-6d-24-c0:~> fglrxinfo
display: :0.0 screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: Mesa project: www.mesa3d.org
OpenGL renderer string: Mesa GLX Indirect
OpenGL version string: 1.2 (1.4 Mesa 5.0.2)


if i go into system and click on the ati control panel it comes up with no problem and i can adjust the color and stuff. but at the bottom it says that the "vender" "render" and "version" strings are all mesa.

i really have no problems except when i try to run ut2004 i get a video error. i want to be sure the drivers are right before i try to fix that problem.
 
Old 09-12-2004, 07:13 AM   #2
rm6990
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UT2004 is a 3D Game. ATI's support for Linux is absolutly pathetic. Have you gotten this card to work with 3D under Linux before? Also, you should http://www.petitiononline.com/mod_pe...ned.cgi?atipet
sign this petition. Maybe if money is not a problem try to pick up a lower end nvidia card. I know in Canada I can get a Geforce FX 5200 for around 90 bucks. Anyways, sorry I couldn't be of anymore help
 
  


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