The open source driver, which have installed or would not be seeing a desktop, is all that is available. ATI dropped Linux support for the older cards a long time ago. One workaround seems to be to disable hardware acceleration altogether. Find More Posts by GVrooman. BB code is On.

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All times are GMT For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. It may actually have issues with the kernel driver and not just the xorg driver.

I’ve gotten performance a little better by turning the hardware acceleration off in flash player. March 16th, 1.

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Below is the Xorg. ATI dropped Linux support for the older cards a long time ago.

Find More Posts by Noony. Older video cards aren’t subject to continued support on any OS. On servers, I don’t use a GUI. Originally Posted by ShadowTek. Originally Posted by turtleli This bug report about the xorg server segfaulting with a mach64 driver might be relevant to you.

[SOLVED] Xorg crashes on ATI 3d rage pro cards

On all machines with that video card, the X system in Slack It’s been a while, though, and I’ve given up on using X11 on that PC. This bug report about the xorg server segfaulting with a mach64 driver might be relevant to you.

If I use modelines, I rzge just a mess of lines, smears, and confetti. I think the key was identifying my monitor capabilities, because the Xorg detection identified the video adapter, the Mach64 driver just fine. October 12th, 6.

Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Visit the following links: After much Googling and tinkering, I got the thing working with much better screen resolutions. Then I also installed the xorg server from the xofg For developers they try to keep support of commonly used hardware if driver code is maintained, but all too often gage cards that start getting deprecation in driver support, will get pushed back to barebones support through VESA and LLVMPipe in Mesa.


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Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Can you patch and rebuild the mach64 driver and see if it will solve your problem? You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. BB code is On. Results 1 to 6 of 6. My monitor was “Unknown” and I provided the relevant data from the monitor’s documentation.

I’ve searched extensively for drivers, but can only find radeon type drivers. Join Date Oct Beans 3. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related dl.