[oclug] Re: Radeon (was Novoclub ... - was Linux Games in Ottawa/Canada
sandy at storm.ca
Mon Mar 11 00:14:39 EST 2002
Adam Glauser wrote:
> Speaking of playing games in Linux, has anyone got a
> newer Radeon card (like a 7500) working in X? I have
> been having a bunch of trouble with mine.
XFree86 4.2.0 has improved Radeon support. With that replacing
the X that ships with Mandrake 8.1, I've got my 7500 working
fine for one screen. Nothing at all unusual was required in
the config file. Send off-list mail if you want that file.
Something's wrong with dual screen support. I did what seemed
obvious in the config file, plugged in two monitors and it is
close but not right. The Blackbox toolbar shows up on both
monitors, and if I start an xterm with -display :0.1, it shows
up on the second monitor, but I cannot mouse there.
If anyone has suggestions for what to try next, I'd love to
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