[blfs-support] Proprietary Radeon Driver
zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Wed Nov 27 10:05:54 PST 2013
On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 11:17:53AM -0600, 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?
Ubuntu thinks this is a "Richland" ?
Phoronix (yeah, I know, treat their advice with more than a pinch
of salt!) thinks the Richland is supported in version 7.2.0 of
If that is true, the xorg radeon wiki at
http://www.x.org/wiki/RadeonFeature/ might help (as well as the
gentoo wiki for firmware, of course).
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