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Re: will we ever have radeon drivers that aren't crap?

On Thu, 23 Jul 2009 13:56:12 -0400 (EDT)
Robert P. J. Day wrote:

>   currently, on my 1280x800 display gateway laptop, i need to run the
> vesa driver and get only 1024x768 because, if i try to run the radeon
> driver, i'll get my full resolution, and my session will last maybe
> 10-15 minutes before finally locking up, at which point the only
> response i can get is moving the mouse around the screen verrrrrry
> slowly but nothing else, requiring a power cycle.  (the vesa driver
> will, of course, work perfectly for days on end.)

It must depend on the specific graphics card.  I have a Radeon X1950 Pro in
this machine and it works perfectly with the built-in Fedora 11 drivers.

The Radeon X1550 that I had in the computer previous to this one worked
perfectly with Fedora 10, as well.

MELVILLE THEATRE ~ Melville Sask ~ http://www.melvilletheatre.com

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