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Old 08-22-2003, 11:34 PM   #1
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ATi radeon 9700 with liunx...


Does the ATI RAdeon 9700 pro drivers work with any forms or linux such as mandrake, red hat etc.... because I know it doesn work with Mandrake 9.1 because I have a KT400 chipset. Unless any support has come out. Its been about 2 months since I messed with linux. I stopped because with mandrake 9.1 the ATI drivers would not work is there anything linux I can use with the radeon 9700 pro???

<-----Specs----->
Abit KT400 Apollo KD7 Mother board
Sapphire Radeon 9700 Pro 325/310 @ 345/330
AMD Xp 1800+ @ 2200+
1 512 DDR 266 and 1 256 DDR 266 at pc 2100
Creative Audigy Gamer 5.1
40 Gig Western Digital
Logitech Cordless MX Duo
 
Old 08-23-2003, 12:23 AM   #2
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I have a ATI Radeon 9700 Pro with Mandrake 9.1. I don't know much about linux since I've been a long time WIndows user. However, I remember I downloaded an ATI driver and double clicked it and I think that it installed itself, I don't know. But Mandrake 9.1 works fine for like videos and web browsing. I haven't tried games as I do not know how to install them so I don't know if games are possible with a Radeon 9700 PRo with Mandrake 9.1
 
Old 08-23-2003, 12:32 AM   #3
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Well usually after I install the drivers I cant get back into linux due to a driver and kernel conflict soo I dont know I just needed an answer to if there is any other linux's that work
 
  


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