Clone mode on an IBM T42 (ATI Radeon 9600)

Adam Conrad adconrad at
Fri Apr 7 06:57:57 UTC 2006

Karl Auer wrote:
> Using fglrx, I can get accelerated X on my laptop, no problems. I can
> switch to the "radeon" driver easily enough too, and everything
> continues to work, altpough without 3D etc. I do have to power cycle the
> laptop, but I don't mind that.

For what it's worth, the only reason you don't get 3D with the "radeon"
driver is because you still have fglrx installed, which diverts the
system libGL.  If you "dpkg --purge xorg-driver-fglrx", then the radeon
driver should give you 3D acceleration on that card.

... Adam

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