On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 09:22:35PM +0100, alive wrote:
> Thanks.
> Do you by any chance have a link to supported cards?

http://www.sapphiretech.com/us/products/products_overview.php?gpid=59&grp=2

Support for r300 based cards is coming as well.

> Do you know if this driver supports Composite? OpenGL?

It works with OpenGL. I haven't tried composite.

> On Wed, 5 Mar 2008 20:32:06 +0100, Roland Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 06:29:51PM +0100, alive wrote:
> >> > Any ATI card up to and including the 9250 (rv280) is fully supported
> > on
> >> > amd64, 3D and all. (I know because I've got one :-)
> > 
> >> Oh, is that so? Could you please tell me how you got it to work? Because
> >> I've got GREAT issues getting *ANY* ATI card to work with at least
> >> Composite on FreeBSD and/or Linux. And I've even got i386. Or has
> > something
> >> happened since I last cried myself to sleep over this driverless hell?
> > 
> > - Add the device radeondrm to you kernel config and recompile, or load
> >   the radeon.ko kernel module.
> > - Install the xf86-video-ati driver (this is xorg 7.3!)
> > - Load the right modules in xorg.conf;
> > Section "Module"
> >         Load    "dri"
> >         Load    "glx"
> >         Load    "dbe"
> >         Load    "extmod"
> >         Load    "freetype"
> >         Load    "type1"
> > EndSection
> > - Use the radeon driver in xorg.conf:
> > Section "Device"
> >         Identifier      "Card0"
> >         Driver          "radeon"
> > #        Option          "AGPMode"               "8"
> > #        Option          "DDCMode"               "true"
> > EndSection
> > 
> > That's about it, I think.

You'll also need to install the dri port for direct rendering to work.

And you'll need this in xorg.conf:

Section "DRI"
    Mode 0666
EndSection

Roland
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