[linux-audio-user] [OT] Getting Nvidia drivers to work with CCRMA
tdhoward at gmail.com
Mon Dec 18 22:27:30 EST 2006
On 12/18/06, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> Now, why do you need the ATI driver vs. just using the Xorg radeon
> driver in the kernel? What are you doing that requires either 3D
> accelleration, which may or may not not work with that version of the
> 9200 anyway, or composite/SVideo outputs. Those are the only reasons I
> know to use the ATI driver.
Well, once upon a time I had a SuSE installation on this very machine,
and hardware 3D acceleration did not work at all. (software rendering)
But when I installed the binary drivers, it worked quite well. I
have since heard that for various reasons, that's not so good.
So when I did this FC5 install, I found that the 3D acceleration was
not up to par with what I had before, and I assumed that FC5 didn't
come with the drivers for my card. But I'm finding out that maybe
they do, and I'm still not quite getting the acceleration that I'm
> mark at lightning ~ $ lsmod | grep radeon
> radeon 109600 2
> drm 73448 3 radeon
> mark at lightning ~ $
I'll run that command when I get home, and see what it says...
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