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Old 06-24-2003, 05:52 PM   #1
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Question Will ATI Radeon 8500 XFree86 4.2 driver work with Xfree86 4.3?


Will ATI Radeon 8500 XFree86 4.2 driver (from their web sight) work with Xfree86 4.3 from the standard Mandrake 9.1 install. I need to do something 'cause my graphics performance is boll@#ks!!! I'm also a newbie and need help with any suggestions.
Thanks in advance

Steve (TheGingerNinja)

PS Can't wait to get it working right so I can install UT2003 and totally finish with Windows!!!

Bill Gates kiss my #$$
 
Old 06-24-2003, 06:16 PM   #2
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# Mandrake links
Mandrake home page
Mandrake Users website
Easy urpmi config for Mandrake
urpmi mini-HOWTO
Easy software management: Red Carpet
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
You didn't install the developmental packages? As root, command:
urpmi gcc
An Introduction to the Midnight Commander. You can install it by commanding:
urpmi mc
Midnight Commander home page
 
  


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