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On Saturday 20 December 2003 19:10, Tim Hanson wrote:
I'm setting up 9.0 on my system. I bought a
VisionTek Xtasy card with
an ATI 9200SE 128mb AGP card. Yast has no driver for this card; I had
to settle for a VESA driver, i.e., no 3d acceleration.
I went to to the ATI site and downloaded their driver, packed in an
rpm. when I installed it, a message was printed on the term window
about running a makefile. Running that errored out, giving a message
about requiring XFree86 above 4.1 and a kernel greater than 2.4.8. As
everyone knows, both these requirements are met, and then some, in 9.0.
Is there a driver which will work with this card?
You might want to take look and see what the graphics chip is. It is most
likely listed under that. From what I have been able to gather the "generic"
9200 (replaces the 9000) is an RV280, of which there are 7 types in
Have a look at:
RV280 Radeon 9200PRO/9200/9200SE, M9+
ATI had already released the 9200 and 9200Pro, and the new addition will
complete its 9200 series of budget, medium and high-end cards. The 9200SE
will be a toned down 9200 [RV280], with lower memory bandwidth of 64-bit
(versus 128-bit for the 9200) and lower core clock speed of 200MHz (versus
As far as the minor number identifiers (e.g. 596x). I haven't found out what
these represent. But....,
Remember.... Google is your friend, especially www.google.com/linux
HTH, and Cheers.
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