ATi graphics cards

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at
Wed Jun 1 17:33:46 UTC 2005

> > That's what I just said, it's a S/W problem... not that poor card's
> > fault ! ;o)
> but since the maufacturer is also the provider of the driver its in fact
> the manufacurers fault....
> oli

Actually not Oli, just the opposite !
That is, when I install Ubuntu, it comes with the 'nv' driver, and
ddcprobe doesn't work, monitor not detected etc, must tweak xorg.conf by
hand. BUUUT, as soon as I install nvidia-glx, and remove 'nv', ddcprobe
works like a charm ! Go figure....


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