Simon Edwards simon at simonzone.com
Tue Feb 14 18:02:09 GMT 2006

On Tuesday 14 February 2006 04:35, Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
> This is going to be a two part post due to one message being too big.
> Ok, I've done just about everything I can think of, and whatever I could 
> on the web and I can't figure out why I cannot get hardware acceleration to 
> work on my ATI Radeon 9100!
> I have the fglrx modules from dapper, and if anyone can offer some help I'll 
> post versions, etc.  On second thought here they are:
> xorg-driver-fglrx 6.9.0-8.21.7+
> xserver-xorg 7.0.0-0ubuntu14
> xserver-xorg-core 1:1.0.1-0ubuntu5

Your  xorg-driver-fglrx version doesn't match you xserver-xorg version. I 
don't know if that makes a difference.

> I have a an ati driver package that I question:
> xserver-xorg-driver-ati 1:

The version number there does indeed look odd. (But that is the open source 

> I do have the linux-restricted-modules-2.6.15 package installed (for the 
> madwifi drivers).

> here is my xorg.conf file:

> Section "Device"
> 	Identifier  "ATI Technologies, Inc. Radeon Mobility 9100 U3 (R200 IGP)"
> 	Driver      "fglrx"
> 	VideoRam    131027
> #	Option	    "UseFBDev" "true"
> 	Option	    "UseInternalAGPGART" "yes"
> 	BusID       "PCI:1:5:0"
> EndSection

Do you have a PCI graphics card or AGP?

If so, try replacing those two option lines with:

	Option "BusType" "PCI"

It should not be neccessary to specify the amount of memory BTW.


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