Tag: fglrx

Debian Linux: Squeeze ATI Fire GL T2 Thinkpad R50p xorg.conf with 3D

Problem: Squeeze Kernel does not Support older ATI chips with fglrx Solution:  edit  with sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf  and paste (Remark: use Driver “ati” for 3D , use “radeon” for sometimes faster flashvideos) Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "X.org Configured" Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0 InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer" InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard" EndSection Section "Files" ModulePath "/usr/lib/xorg/modules" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/misc" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/:unscaled" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/:unscaled" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi" FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType" FontPath "built-ins" EndSection Section "Module" Load "extmod" Load "dri2" Load "record" Load "dbe" Load "glx" Load "dri" EndSection Section "InputDevice" Identifier "Keyboard0" Driver "kbd" Option "xkblayout" "de" EndSection Section "InputDevice" Identifier […]

Thinkpad R50p ATI xserver hanging freeze sometimes Debian Lenny

Hardware: R50p with ATI Graphic 128MB 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc M10 NT [FireGL Mobility T2] (rev 80) System: Debian Lenny 5.0 Driver: fglrx Solution: – install cpufrequtils #sudo apt-get install cpufrequtils – edit #nano /etc/initrd/cpufrequtils – change line “ondemand” to “performance” – check System #dmesg – System show “unstable clocksource” last line – edit #sudo nano /etc/boot/menu.lst – add to Kernelparametes line /vmlinuz-2.6.26-2-686 root=/dev/hda3 ro quiet vga=normal clocksource=acpi_pm ..reboot This will run System on max. Speedstep and Videos does’nt hang X-Server. Should help on other Thinkpads to with ATI Chip’s

Review and Testing Ubuntu 10.04 on Thinkpad R50p

Today i setup Ubuntu 10.04 on my old Thinkpad R50p Short Review: console-kit-daemon more than 30 threads unsolved bug since 9.04 – bad – fast nice easy Setup Dialog – good – does not Support fglrx ATI 3D Drivers – bad – fast Boot new Gui-Desktop with changed Window Buttons on left – bad – NO HUMAN Theme Design now its purple “New AGE Design” – very bad – ALL Drivers work out of the box – good – faster Operation on same Hardware – good – faster Opensource Madwifi Driver (ath5k) – good – NO TEXT BOOT MODE!! remove […]

Thinkpad R50p ATI xserver hanging freeze sometimes Debian Lenny

Hardware: R50p with ATI Graphic 128MB 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc M10 NT [FireGL Mobility T2] (rev 80) System: Debian Lenny 5.0 Driver: fglrx Solution: install cpufrequtils #sudo apt-get install cpufrequtils edit #nano /etc/initrd/cpufrequtils change line “ondemand” to “performance” check System #dmesg System show “unstable clocksource” last line edit #sudo nano /etc/boot/menu.lst add to Kernelparametes line /vmlinuz-2.6.26-2-686 root=/dev/hda3 ro quiet vga=normal clocksource=acpi_pm ..reboot This will run System on max. Speedstep and Videos does’nt hang X-Server. Should help on other Thinkpads to with ATI Chip’s