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villerk
6th May 2001, 22:49
How's Radeon's hardware support in Linux? I'm considering it as an option (I haven't decided yet; G400 or Radeon). I noticed it has a framebuffer support in 2.4 kernel. What about X? Or Mesa?

kewlcat
7th May 2001, 08:39
For XFree86 4.0.3 support:

http://www.xfree86.org/4.0.3/Status6.html

For DRI support:

http://dri.sourceforge.net/

Haven't used it myself. Have heard that DRI works, though not at the best speeds obviously, since the driver is a work in progress.

-Rahul

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Abit KT7, Duron 700@900, G400 32MB DualHead, 256MB RAM, 2xMaxtor 20 GB, SBLive! Value.
Running RedHat 7.1 and Windows 2000 Professional.

Pace
7th May 2001, 14:26
I'll get my friend to have a look at this, I think he's using his Radeon in Debian.

Meanwhile, you would probably have been better asking this in "Alternative Lifestyles" as that's where *nix geeks hang out (yea, this forum is only for half-normal geeks http://forums.murc.ws/ubb/wink.gif)

P.

The Rock
10th May 2001, 11:35
The latest Red Hat (7.1) detetected my Radeon on install. Works fine. (BUT I haven't attempted to play any 3d games in Linux yet since I'm very new to it).

Bart

rubank
10th May 2001, 11:52
ville,

no probs so far in Mandrake 8.
Autodetected.

rubank