Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. My question is, basically, what settings do I need to add to get hardware acceleration? Originally Posted by Meson jdkaye, thanks for sticking with me on this, but you’re not reading my posts. So it shows up in the lsmod list? Originally Posted by elprawn.

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Should the driver not be “ati” or “fglrx”?

Originally Posted by jdkaye You should check with Code: The time now is You should check with Code:. If I specify it in the Device section of xorg.

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Debian has repositories for that, if my memmory serves me well they should be in the “non free” sources. Find More Posts by Meson. Does anyone know where it is, or what is wrong?

r128(4) – Linux man page

Page 1 of 2. Originally Posted by jdkaye Obviously the last one you posted hadn’t yet appeared when I wrote mine. I know the ‘r’ driver is installed on the system.

Are you using open source or ATI’s private drivers? The driver in use when I run this is vesa otherwise I can’t start X Code:.

AtiHowTo last modified I have now successfully installed Lubuntu, only to find that something is very wrong with the graphics.

Debian Aati Amd64 Posts: Only really had to deal with it when I was installing the OS, though but can’t recall seeing any others. But does the firmware work?

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Direct rendering disabled which means that you don’t have any acceleration; to figure out why DRI is disabled you’ll need to look at the kernel logs. Having a problem logging in?


Try with the private drivers, usually open source drivers don’t have acceleration or full acceleration and lack from some benefits the private ones do. Normally it would automatically get loaded in the kernel.

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You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Among other things I’m hoping this will fix issues like choppy scrolling.

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

McSinyx 3 ATI Technologies Inc physical id: Wrongly defaults to 8MB sometimes, see your logfile. In order for X to start it needs to know the horizontal sync frequencies and the vertical refresh rates supported by the CRT monitor:. Firmware Proprietary, binary-only firmware aka microcode was removed tai the Debian kernel’s radeon DRM driver in linux Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.