looking for suggestions - radeon display bad

Craig White craig at tobyhouse.com
Wed Nov 14 21:01:04 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-11-14 at 07:22 -0500, Jim Cornette wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > ----
> > yeppers - I'm so disgusted with the display, I haven't looked at it long
> > enough to allow it to go to screensaver.
> > 
> > There's way too much to fix before I can migrate these systems to Fedora
> > 8
> > 
> > Craig
> > 
> I am running F8 from a switchover from rawhide. I want to try the new 
> Rawhide version of X that was mentioned but am afraid to at present. 
> There are no complaints yet on the development list.
> If I do get brave enough to switch over to early phase after the new 
> release for X and the next generation, it has to beat the present washed 
> out version of Fedora 8 X with the radeon driver selected. If it is just 
> the radeon driver causing it, the definitely need to pass on the 
> improved driver for X.
Obviously not having the source, neither fedora nor xorg are going to
distribute the binary version of fglrx (ATI).

FWIW, it does work much better than the xorg 'radeon'

I used livna's install


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