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Old 01-20-2004, 05:48 AM   #1
bender-123
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cant get my ati mobility radeon 9600 pro to work in debian


I just bought a new dell inspiron 8600 and it got the ati mobility radeon 9600 pro, but it seems that i cant get any of the drivers to work.

So far i have tried those drivers from ATI but it still makes no difference.

With the fglrx-* drivers from ati i could only get this strange white screen.

Please let me know if anyone have any experience with this problem.

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Pentium M 1500Mhz
40 gb hd
Ati mobility radeon 9600 pro 128mb
256 ram
Debian (woody)
 
Old 01-20-2004, 10:54 AM   #2
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you need to provide more details

what steps did you take to set it up?
kernel version?
X version?

anything you can think of can't hurt - you have 25000 characters to work with in linuxquestions.org.

elaborate

i am not sure if i can help you or not as i am a bit of a newbie myself, but i may be able to as i only just installed my radeon 9600se the other day. mind you, i have not got 3d acceleration working yet - i am working on that.

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