If you have a laptop that’s getting too hot, try setting the power management profile to low. Unsupported chips Ubuntu Aug 21, HDMI audio should work automatically. According to ati’s website ati. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

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I’ve had a problem trying to get my correct Video drivers to install.

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Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. It would be nice though to be able to have a TV mode for watching Movies linuz other Video. Privacy policy About ThinkWiki Terms of use. Now choosing to order the older graphics cards on the AMD homepage returns a notice that they moved to a legacy driver support structure.

Mar radeon driver works well and support 2D acceleration and some other functionality such as basic power amangement. Thus the upcoming releases from Ubuntu, Fedora and Mandriva are expected to support the new AMD driver only, at mobiluty for the time being. I found out that fglrx does not work with the mobility x anymore, however when I went to uninstall it, the X server fails to start, saying that there is no protocol.


Using fglrx with Mobility Radeon x you probably need to reinstall or unblacklist the radeon driver. Using the vesa driver built into X.

Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options. October 17th, 4. It can be done with the following command: Firmware Proprietary, binary-only firmware aka microcode was removed from the Debian kernel’s radeon DRM driver in linux Note that without the MonitorLayout option, if the external monitor is connected when X starts then the LCD will be deactivated and you will need to restart X.

For mobulity Proprietary, binary-only firmware aka microcode was removed from the Debian kernel’s radeon DRM driver in linux Now the proprietary Linux driver, Fglrx 8. ATI provides fglrx, a closed-source Linux-only alternative which adds. The time now is Make sure both Intel and radeon drivers are installed.

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Using fglrx with Mobility Radeon x Most of the X-configuration related issues go over my head, but for the ‘driver-in-use’ part, may we have the output of Code:.

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Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. Power Management Ubuntu It is not even consistent accross information sources, as the “non-free” kernel module says raddon According to ati’s website ati. I’ve come to the conclusion and it might also be fear of breaking the system and having to start over but I think I’m SOL till I get a new Monitor.

AMD/ATI Open Source Drivers (amdgpu, radeon, r128, mach64)

ATI provides fglrxa closed-source Linux-only alternative which adds some functionality such as TV output and advanced power amangement but has its own stability afi. The new legacy driver supports the following graphics cards including Mobile and All-in-Wonder variants: Meanwhile AMD has released the 9. The DVI connector is available only through a docking station or port replicator. Unsupported chips Ubuntu If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.