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Old 02-17-2007, 05:36 PM   #1
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ATI Mobility Radeon 9000/9100 IGP drivers (i have no 3D acceleration)


Hello friends of linux!
I'm a new linux user and i have experienced a problem with the graphics card. I installed linux recently on my laptop and thew away to the garbage all the disqusting Microsoft products.I have Ubuntu 6.10 distribution on a HP Pavilion zv5000 laptop. The problem is that the system recognises no 3D acceleration. I called the other day a friend of mine for assistance (he is an expert linux user) but nothing seemed to work. Has anyone experienced the same problem as i have? Please if you have any ideas do help me!
Thanks in advance!

PS. Also when i put the laptop in suspend mode it crashes and it never comes back to normal function (in other words suspend mode doesnt work correctly)
 
Old 02-19-2007, 09:06 AM   #2
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In general you can follow this guide for fglrx driver:
http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubu...allation_Guide


suspend mode is another story. Check out http://www.linux-on-laptops.com/hp.html
for similar models. I would recommend you (with your friends assistance) to try www.suspend2.net it is pretty stable and has more success rate than the in-kernel suspend.
 
Old 02-26-2007, 09:55 AM   #3
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Thanks for the advises. I followed the instructions written in : http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubu...allation_Guide but it didn't work. I also experienced problems with the sound (i couldn't control sound) so i reinstalled fglrx with the same no-3D results...
 
  


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