ATI driver: which is the right procedure?

Peter Lewis prlewis at
Wed Jun 6 08:26:10 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 06 June 2007 09:17:46 O. Sinclair wrote:
> I am rather content with the drivers in the repos so I just wonder if
> there are any specific advantages with updating the package? Speed or
> whatever? I am not interested in 3D Beryl for now but composite KDM
> would be nice.

I experienced fairly regular whole-system lockups with the drivers in the 
repos when doing 3D things. I'm currently testing the new ones (from ATI) to 
see if the same occurs, and haven't had a lock up yet (but am not speaking 
too soon). Just one branch of testing to find the problem, I guess...


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