[blfs-support] Proprietary Radeon Driver

Dan McGhee beesnees at grm.net
Wed Nov 27 10:00:56 PST 2013


On 11/27/2013 11:26 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 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.
>
>     -- Bruce
Thanks, Bruce




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