ATI, FGLRX,s-video, VGA-out
larryhartman50 at vzavenue.net
Thu Jul 31 14:16:54 BST 2008
On Wednesday 30 July 2008 12:02:32 pm Paul S wrote:
> Larry Hartman said the following on 07/30/2008 01:45 AM:
> > Did I ever say on the list how horrible the ATI X200M is?
> > Larry
> That's about the only reason I've kept M$ on it's own partition.
> There's tv out and wifi that I sometimes need and can't get working
> dependably in linux. FWIW, fglrx does a great job on recognizing tv and
> external monitors on my X1400, but it's taken more than a year to get it
> working. It's a shame they've never extended it back to your earlier
This is a case of regression...tv-out was working just fine less than six
months ago. X200M is on the list of hardware supported. I do not wish to go
back to the older drivers.
> Did you try the "ati" (aka "radeon") open source driver? There's a
> patch from the gatos.sourceforge.net to get tv working on certain older
> cards (is X200M the same as Radeon200?). I don't know if it's your
> particular card though. There's also a howto patch and config in the
> ubuntuforums (again, not sure if it's your card).
if they do not have tv-out or vga-out working I do not see much point in it.
> The ati dev's have tv out on their wish list (no time line and lot's of
> higher priority stuff ahead of it).
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