compiz on machines with ATI cards?
dvincent at sleepdeprived.ca
Thu Feb 14 17:47:17 UTC 2008
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> I have just set up compiz on several machines with Nvidia graphics cards,
> and it is cool.. Ok so it's kust eye candy, and a huge waste of CPU cycles
> So, I have a laptop, and a number of Sun 2100's that have ATI cards for
> graphics. Is there a way to run compiz on them? Here is the line out of
> xorg.conf for one of the 2100's:
> Identifier "ATI Technologies Inc Rage XL"
> and it is presently using the "ati" driver.
> Can I do this? if so how?
not with that card.
you need better hardware, and then either to run the xgl-server (btw
which ubuntu are you running? gutsy i assume...) or get the 8.42+
drivers from ATI which have AIGLX support.
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