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Re: [opensuse] Download ATI drivers the same way as nvidia. Is it possible?
  • From: Hartmut Meyer <hartmut.meyer@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Dec 2006 10:26:38 +0100
  • Message-id: <200612081026.39175.hartmut.meyer@xxxxxxxxxx>
Hi Silviu,

On Friday 08 December 2006 10:14, Silviu Marin-Caea wrote:
> In 10.2 the nvidia binary-blob drivers can be downloaded very easily by
> adding as installation source http://download.nvidia.com/opensuse/10.2 and
> installing x11-video-nvidia and nvidia-gfx-kmp-"kernel-flavor".
>
> Can this be done the same way for ATI? Moreover, do the ATI binary-blob
> drivers even work for 10.2, considering they suport X.org 7.1 and SUSE has
> X.org 7.2?

Unfortunately no. Not yet at least:

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=198125

"BTW, ATI is aware of this issue and support for X.Org 7.2/Mesa > 6.4.2 is
already planned for a future release. There's no need to fill this bureport
with more comments about missing support in current drivers."

http://ati.cchtml.com/show_bug.cgi?id=478


Greetings from Stuhr
hartmut
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