Those drivers are not for 3D support. Those are for getting things like TV
out on laptops and cards that have it to work.
On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:
> The binary drivers do not work, presumably because they were compiled with
> gcc-2.95.2? I think the modules for X (not the kernel modules) are supposed
> to be portable between platforms (i.e. Linux and FreeBSD). However, you can
> CVS source and try to build from there, but I have had no luck as I have not
> been able to login:
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] ati]$
> cvs -d:pserver:[EMAIL PROTECTED]:/cvsroot/gatos login
> Logging in to :pserver:[EMAIL PROTECTED]:2401/cvsroot/gatos
> CVS password:
> cvs [login aborted]: end of file from server (consult above messages if any)
> I have the drivers working great under Linux using Gentoo ... but I would
> like my workstation to be FreeBSD for the obvious reason ... but I need
> accellerated OpenGL support.
> Tom Veldhouse
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kenneth Wayne Culver" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Thomas T. Veldhouse" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Cc: "FreeBSD-Questions" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Monday, June 16, 2003 9:00 AM
> Subject: Re: OpenGL and ATI Radeon 9700 Pro
> > You actually found a site that had drivers for FreeBSD? I was under the
> > impression that such a thing didn't exist. Basically this card has no 3d
> > acceleration support in FreeBSD.
> > Ken
> > On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:
> > > This weekend I installed KDE and noticed that the OpenGL screen savers
> > > incredibly slow. It is clear that the graphic accelleration provided by
> > > ATI Radeon 9700 Pro video card is not being used. I found a site that
> > > drivers apparently for FreeBSD, but it didn't seem to work. I am
> > > FreeBSD 5.1. Are there adequate drivers out there to support this?
> > >
> > > Tom Veldhouse
> > >
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