setting up beryl

cj debiani386 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 19:13:07 BST 2007


Rutger van Haasteren wrote:
> I think btw that you have one of those MSI RSX480-IL motherboards. I 
> had one of those a while ago and they (**cough**suck**cough**) didn't 
> provide me with satisfaction. You /need/ to run the fglrx driver, 
> since the opensource drivers do not support the Xpress200 well enough. 
> You then also /need/ xgl for beryl. I got that working on my Xpress200 
> card almost a year ago on Dapper! Try some good tutorials on 
> ATI+XGL+Beryl.
>
> Another suggestion: why don't you try compiz-fusion? I heard they had 
> some bugfixes on the non-tfp rendering path, and it has inherited 
> everything nice from beryl ofcourse. A friend of mine made a tutorial:
>
> http://kevin.vanzonneveld.net/techblog/article/enable_compizfusion_in_ubuntu_feisty/
>
> Good luck!
>
> Rutger
ok so i did everything he said.

first off, i installed the open-source drivers, but i cant get any 
openGL accelleration out of it, so compiz didnt work, nor did xgl

--cj




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