[arch-general] fglrx driver doesn't work

Øyvind Heggstad mrelendig at har-ikkje.net
Thu Sep 27 15:47:04 EDT 2012

On Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:13:00 +0200
"Ralf Mardorf" <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:

> On Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:02:15 +0200, Jameson <imntreal at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 8:54 AM, Ralf Mardorf
> > <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> >>   Model: "ATI RS690 [Radeon X1200 Series]"
> >
> > The X1200 series is no longer supported by current Catalyst drivers.
> > You will need to use a legacy driver, or the open source driver.
> OK, so I misunderstood what I read about "RS690". The "radeon" driver
> does work, but it might (or might not) be the cause for xruns, that's
> why I'll test the proprietary driver.
> Hopefully there's an outdated version supporting X1... cards and
> hopefully it won't cause issues to downgrade X.
> To be continued later today, or within the next days.
> Thank you,
> Ralf

I suggest switching to the free driver. It is slower, not that it
really matters that much for that card, but it will generally cause a
lot less pain when it comes to maintaining it.

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