looking for suggestions - radeon display bad
craig at tobyhouse.com
Wed Nov 14 21:46:25 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-11-14 at 22:19 +0100, peter lesterhuis wrote:
> > I'm thinking that the problem is the 'radeon' xorg driver.
> > >
> > > Anyone using this driver on Fedora 8 and happy with the display?
> > >
> > > Craig
> > >
> > I asked about it on the development list. Your description sounds about
> > what I see. I use the radeon driver also.
> > My earlier reply below linked.
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-test-list/2007-November/msg00355.html
> I have the same problems with the radeon driver. Very bad display
> quality. Text is almost unreadable because the letters are blurred and
> misty. I tried to adjust the resolution settings in /etc/X11/xorg.conf,
> but after a restart of x nothing has changed. xorg.conf seems to get
> I installed livna's kmod-nvidia, but after this X won't start at all.
> I never had this problem with fedora7.
> Anyone an idea how to solve this?
Why would you use the radeon driver if you have nvidia card? that
doesn't make a bit of sense.
All ATI cards use the fglrx driver...
yum install kmod-fglrx # for ATI cards
yum install kmod-nvidia # for nVidia cards
I had to remove the packages and re-install (and restart) to get things
working but they are working (livna kmod-fglrx)
try logging in as root
# init 3
# system-config-display --reconfig
set display configuration (remember nvidia is the livna module, nv is
the xorg, fglrx is livna module, radeon is xorg)
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