bjonkman at sobac.com
Wed Apr 14 12:01:17 UTC 2010
I too have had little luck with the ATI and fgrlx drivers. The ATI
drivers that support my S-video output depend on an older version of
OpenGL, requiring me to backrev to 8.04 (or something); the current ATI
drivers won't install. The fgrlx drivers just cause my computer to
Good news, tho: The Lucid Lynx 10.4 beta I've installed does a much
better job of recognizing the S-Video output, requiring no additional
drivers. I don't know how good the performance is, but I'm not a games
player so that's not so important to me.
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On Wed, 14 Apr 2010 at 7:01, Eugene Cormier <eugene.cormier at gmail.com>
wrote about Ati? Ubuntu:
> On 10-04-13 11:59 PM, Lakhveer Jajj wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I have a ongoing puzzle that I've been trying to put together with my
>> Ati X850 card and my Ubuntu 9.10 system.
> I'm not sure about the x850 card, but if it's similar to my x1300 you're
> just sh** out of luck. It's not a matter of being able to install the
> official drivers, it's a matter of ATI not supporting the card with
> official drivers anymore (and the older legacy driver doesn't work with
> the newer xserver)
> I've been stuck with the opensource ati driver for some while now. I can
> honestly say buying the ati card was a major mistake I'll never make again.
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