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Old 05-03-2006, 11:28 PM   #1
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trying to get ati driver working.

hi, I am have installed the driver from ati support, yet when I do
I get the mesa driver still:
display: :0.0 screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: Mesa project:
OpenGL renderer string: Mesa GLX Indirect
OpenGL version string: 1.3 Mesa 4.0.4
how would I change it so I can get the ati driver working???
Old 05-04-2006, 08:36 AM   #2
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suggest you read:
you have to be careful (you have to reload the drivers if you [automatically] update ther kernel) I mention this in my post #150.

While the above is for Suse rather than Debian the basic premises apply.

Without knowing what processor, whether 32-bit or 64-bit, and the exact ati graphics card you have, it is difficult to advise you further, at this stage.

I also suggest you go to the LQ-Debian forum, where very similar threads exist, and are being more specifically answered today.


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