[blfs-support] Proprietary Radeon Driver
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 09:26:10 PST 2013
Dan McGhee wrote:
> I'm working my way throught the Xorg installation and getting close to
> installing the drivers. Xorg hasn't quite caught up yet with my chip
> which is Radeon HD 8610G, and I'm going to use the proprietary driver
> from ATI. I'm asking for advice on when to install it. It's a
> pre-compiled binary and installs with a script. Should I install it
> when I install drivers for Xorg, or should I wait until I'm finished
> with Xorg and install it before I start Xorg for the first time?
I'd get Xorg working using a the VESA driver first. Then you know that
it's working. Then install the proprietary driver. That's what I do
with Nvidia HW.
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