setting up beryl
debiani386 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 12:26:30 UTC 2007
Rutger van Haasteren wrote:
> What drivers are you describing?
> You mention the drivers from the site, the opensource drivers and the
> manufacturers drivers. This is reasonably confusing.
> The drivers of the manufacturer (ATI) are the closed source fglrx
> drivers (so-called proprietary drivers). See ati.amd.com
> The opensource ati radeon drivers are the non-proprietary drivers.
> To my knowledge, on the site Kevin lets you install the fglrx drivers
> with envy, so I don't understand what you mean with reverting back to
> the manufacturers drivers. You /need/ fglrx. Test wether it works with
> glxinfo and glxgears --printfps. Make sure that you run the right
> drivers first.
what im saying is is that i cant get any openGL from these drivers (like
i go to run one of my games and it crashes because it cant use openGL or
some of my GL screensavers creep), thats what i mean by "reverting back
to the manufacturers drivers".
im using ENVY, which was recommended on that site (and debunked by the
> On 8/14/07, *cj* <debiani386 at gmail.com <mailto:debiani386 at gmail.com>>
> 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**)
> > provide me with satisfaction. You /need/ to run the fglrx driver,
> > since the opensource drivers do not support the Xpress200 well
> > You then also /need/ xgl for beryl. I got that working on my
> > 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
> > Good luck!
> > Rutger
> Rutger, with the drivers on thsi site, i cant log in to xgl, it comes
> out garbled. if i want to log into xgl, i have to revert back to the
> manufacturer drivers, but then beryl wont work with those.
> i cant get openGL accelleration with these drivers either
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