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    Quote Originally Posted by c@phoro View Post
    I'm running a Sapphire Radeon 1600 Pro AGP, Suse Linux 10.3, all what I get is a black screan at X-Server Startup. No Error in Xorg.log.
    Same card as me (if it's got 512 mem).

    I have to set the aperture size in bios to 512, so if you haven't already try changing that. There are threads where people have only needed 128 etc - I guess it's a mobo specific thing.

    If that doesn't work you may be able to get 2D only by blacklisting your <chipset>-agp module in /etc/modules.conf.

    Using older drivers like 8.40.4 should work for 3D, but performance may not be as good for modern games.

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    Are you paying attention to the driver's testing in every chip you have released? how do you test a driver that's coming out? My X200 integrated graphic chip has had a terrible scrambling bug with Option VideoOverlay turned on in xorg.conf, a very annoying one... could this bug be fixed? or are you ignoring bugs reported for older pieces of hardware?

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    Make the driver built under 2.6.25 kernel please!!!

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    linzerd: not sure if we test on every chip (I doubt it, there are literally hundreds of supported chips) but we do test on a pretty good selection and rotate through from one release to the next. If you see a really bad problem there's a pretty good chance that we did not see it on our test systems. AGP is the obvious exception -- it's a lot less fun now that mobo vendors have generally stopped providing BIOS updates for their AGP products.

    I think there is an Xpress200 in the test mix but will check.

    djdoo: already being worked on

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    Default White Textures - OpenGL Windows & Linux ATI Xn00

    Texturing stopped working on ATI Xn00 cards with the OGRE rendering engine between version 7.11 and 7.12 - current. This bug affects both windows and linux. There were minimal changes between these two driver versions so hopefully you can resolve this.

    The terrain appears white when using the OpenGL render system on ATI cards from driver version Catalyst 7.12(Dec 07) - 8.4 (current).


    Could you please let me know, if you are willing to investigate this or if it is not significant enough for you.

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    I now know I shouldn't even dare to ask, but when may we see Xorg 1.5 support?
    afaik we'll need dri2 support for that, too, don't we?

    I'd really like to see these features as I want to install fedora 9 next month

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    I d like to say again that I think it would be better the company to give out any new featured code as beta downloads for the community to test and give feedback...
    I strongly believe that you will be surprised by the results...

    In that way you will have a great number of testers in a great number of hardware combinations and developing would be far easier and faster cause the fglrx team wouldn't have to waste so much time testing and testing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by NeoBrain View Post
    I now know I shouldn't even dare to ask, but when may we see Xorg 1.5 support?
    afaik we'll need dri2 support for that, too, don't we?

    I'd really like to see these features as I want to install fedora 9 next month
    It's the other way around I think. Dri2 is only in Xorg 1.5, but most drivers in Xorg 1.5 don't have dri2 support. I'm currently running radeon/r300_dri in a Xorg 1.5rc, and it doesn't have dri2 support yet.

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    Default Component Output from X1250 to TV?

    I just started a thread on this topic before I realized this might be the better place for the question. How do I get component output to a TV working with the fglrx ATI driver and an Integrated X1250? I'm using the latest drivers (8.4) and I can get a picture, but it is grey (monochrome). I have tried various options in my xorg.conf file and have succeeded in getting the picture to become very blue (or very red). I've spent many hours googling, and have tried many options, but I can't seem to get better than this. The S-Video connection displays fine and looks good. I've attached my xorg.conf for reference (and you'll see it's been heavily hacked up). I'm using the fr_client layout in the xorg config file. Anyone have any ideas to try?

    Rob

    # /etc/X11/xorg.conf (xorg X Window System server configuration file)
    #
    # This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
    # values from the debconf database.
    #
    # Edit this file with caution, and see the /etc/X11/xorg.conf manual page.
    # (Type "man /etc/X11/xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
    #
    # This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
    # if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
    # package.
    #
    # If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
    # again, run the following command:
    # sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

    Section "Files"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/misc"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/:unscaled"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/:unscaled"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi"
    # path to defoma fonts
    FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType"
    EndSection

    Section "Module"
    # Load "i2c"
    # Load "bitmap"
    # Load "ddc"
    Load "dri"
    # Load "extmod"
    # Load "freetype"
    Load "glx"
    # Load "int10"
    # Load "vbe"
    Load "v4l"
    Load "dbe"
    Load "fglrx"
    EndSection

    Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
    Driver "kbd"
    Option "CoreKeyboard"
    Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
    Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
    Option "XkbLayout" "us"
    EndSection

    Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Configured Mouse"
    Driver "mouse"
    Option "CorePointer"
    Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
    Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
    Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
    EndSection

    Section "Device"
    Identifier "Generic Video Card"
    Driver "vesa"
    BusID "PCI:1:5:0"
    EndSection

    Section "Device"
    Identifier "Radeon Xpress 1250"
    Driver "fglrx"
    # Option "MetaModes" "720x480; 640x480"
    # Option "MonitorLayout" "NONE,TV"
    Option "TVStandard" "Video"
    # Option "UseFBDev" "false"
    Option "VideoOverlay" "on"
    Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
    Option "TVFormat" "NTSC-M"
    # Option "TVFormat" "NTSC"
    # Option "ForceMonitors" "crt1,tv"
    Option "ForceMonitors" "tv,none"
    Option "NoTV" "no"
    Option "UseInternalAGPGART" "no"
    Option "XAANoOffscreenPixmaps" "on"
    Option "TexturedVideo" "on"
    Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
    # Option "Textured2D" "on"
    # Option "TexturedXrender" "on"
    # Option "UseFastTLS" "1?
    Option "OverlayOnCRTC2" "1"
    Option "DesktopSetup" "clone"
    # Option "TVHSizeAdj" "0"
    # Option "TVVSizeAdj" "0"
    # Option "TVHPosAdj" "0"
    # Option "TVVPosAdj" "0"
    # Option "TVHStartAdj" "0"
    # Option "TVColorAdj" "0"
    BusID "PCI:1:5:0"
    EndSection

    Section "Monitor"
    Identifier "Generic Monitor"
    Option "DPMS"
    HorizSync 28-32
    VertRefresh 43-60
    EndSection

    Section "Monitor"
    Identifier "JVC AV-32D201"
    VertRefresh 60.0
    # Option "TV Format" "NTSC"
    # ModeLine "NTSCspec-59.94i" 14.318 768 784 848 910 483 484 492 525 Interlace
    # ModeLine "Broadcast-59.94i" 483 484 492 525 Interlace
    # ModeLine "NTSC-DVD-59.94i" 13.5 720 736 800 858 480 484 492 525 Interlace
    # ModeLine "NTSC-DVD-60i" 13.514 720 736 800 858 480 484 492 525 Interlace
    # ModeLine "640x480@60" 25.2 640 656 752 800 480 490 492 525 -vsync -hsync
    ModeLine "640x480" 25.2 640 656 752 800 480 490 492 525 -vsync -hsync
    Gamma 1.0
    EndSection

    Section "Screen"
    Identifier "Default Screen"
    Device "Generic Video Card"
    Monitor "Generic Monitor"
    DefaultDepth 24
    SubSection "Display"
    Depth 1
    Modes "640x480"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Depth 4
    Modes "640x480"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Depth 8
    Modes "640x480"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Depth 15
    Modes "640x480"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Depth 16
    Modes "640x480"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Depth 24
    Modes "640x480"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Depth 32
    Modes "640x480"
    EndSubSection
    EndSection

    Section "Screen"
    Identifier "Family Room TV"
    Device "Radeon Xpress 1250"
    Monitor "JVC AV-32D201"
    DefaultDepth 24
    SubSection "Display"
    Depth 16
    Modes "640x480"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Depth 24
    Virtual 640 480
    Modes "640x480"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Depth 32
    Modes "640x480"
    EndSubSection
    # Option "Connected Monitor" "TV"
    # Option "TVStandard" "NTSC"
    # Option "TVStandard" "HD480i"
    # Option "TVStandard" "DVD"
    # Option "TVOutFormat" "Component"
    # Option "MetaModes" "720x480; 640x480"
    EndSection

    Section "Extensions"
    Option "RENDER" "Enable"
    Option "DAMAGE" "Enable"
    # Option "Composite" "Enable"
    Option "Composite" "Disable"
    Option "XVideo" "Enable"
    EndSection

    Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "Default Layout"
    Screen "Default Screen"
    InputDevice "Generic Keyboard"
    InputDevice "Configured Mouse"
    EndSection

    Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "layout-fr_client"
    Screen "Family Room TV"
    InputDevice "Generic Keyboard"
    InputDevice "Configured Mouse"
    EndSection

    Section "DRI"
    Mode 0666
    EndSection

    Section "ServerFlags"
    # Option "AIGLX" "on"
    Option "AIGLX" "off"
    EndSection

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    @Khyron
    This is not the right place for questions regarding the fglrx driver.

    @ati staff
    I don't want to bother anyone, but are there any updates regarding R600 and tcore docs?
    I read something here at phoronix about a good chance that they should have been released at the last xorg event @ google (can't remember the name ).
    But I haven't heard anything new since then.

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