Re: ATI Mobility Radeon 5450 driver and Fedora 12 X86_64

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On 04/09/2010 01:03 PM, Suvayu Ali wrote:
> Hi Jatin,
> On Thursday 08 April 2010 09:15 PM, Jatin K wrote:
>> Thank you Biswajit,
>> I've installed the mesa-dri-drivers-experimental... but I only get the
>> proper resolution it is 1366 X 768 no 3d no desktop effects. But in
>> ubuntu 9.4 64bit it works like a charm (even radeon proprietor driver
>> works fine with 3d and compiz HD effects ...... then why not with fedora
>> ????
> Using Fedora comes with a price. Fedora uses a newer release of Xorg
> which the proprietary ATI drivers are incompatible with. You have to
> make a choice, do you want 3D or the latest and greatest?
> As I understand it, your card is the latest chipset from ATI.
> mesa-dri-drivers-experimental supports 3D for chipsets up to RV 770. The
> development for the open drivers are fast enough that I would expect
> support for your chipset to be available within another release cycle.
> I own a ATI 4870, and I was in the same boat early last year but now
> every thing works. I would suggest either use the open drivers, forego
> 3D and wait for support or stay with F11 until ATI releases binary
> drivers compatible with Fedora's Xorg version. But if 3D is too
> important for you, using Ubuntu is your final option.

> Hope this is clearer. Good Luck and hope you stay with Fedora. :)
Sure I will stay with Fedora only

   ^ ^  Jatin Khatri
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