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  • #16
    With this 10.2 my kwin (kde's composite ;P) gives nothing more than black screen with mouse cursor on it...
    Without kwin everything seems to work good - 3d acceleration also.
    Darn - kwin worked on my 4850 for months...

    @KANO:
    did you notice anything new with this new 10.2? Will you make some changes in your building script?
    The only difference that i can see are missing libfglrx_tvout libs, and some files names changes for ubuntu... heh...
    I guess i must to search more deeply for some building changes... maybe theres new symlink or something.

    --
    Archlinux x86_64 hd4850

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    • #17
      I did not notice any required package fixes in my script, the packages build. I updated my script with the 2 additional pci ids before my first post in this thread already. xvba has wrong colors as usual, did not test much more. crap as usual

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      • #18
        10.2 makes me sad.

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        • #19
          BTW: there is a nice comment in packages/Ubuntu/dists/sources/rules:

          #they don't provide the symlink for us (starting at 8.699)
          dh_link -p$(PKG_driver) usr/lib32/libatiuki.so.1.0 usr/lib32/libatiuki.so.1

          hehee

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          • #20
            The Site just updated with the official release.....here goes nothing

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            • #21
              Seems like it wont fix udv2 issues yet. i will try this new 2d acceleration now... so far compiz works with gnome. Some games are now less affected with vsync issues (tried a few, might be wrong about it with more test).

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              • #22
                I'm on Archlinux (x64) sytem (on KDE 4.4), and this driver can work on Kernel 2.6.32 ? (and xorg-server 1.7.4 ?)
                At the moment, I use open source driver (xf86-video-radeonhd)
                (i've got a ATi 4870 512mo)
                i would play game with my graphic card on Linux

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                • #23
                  Originally posted by Melcar View Post
                  Code:
                  aticonfig --set-pcs-str=DDX,Direct2DAccel,TRUE
                  ... and restart X. To revert to old method:
                  Code:
                  aticonfig --del-pcs-key=DDX,Direct2DAccel
                  At least packaging for Karmic works now.

                  Can you give me the result xorg.conf with the new acceleration on, pasted here? with my mobility card aticonfig cannot be forced to configure it (says no supported card detected...). (i have my xorg.conf manually created, aticonfig never worked). Thanks!

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                  • #24
                    Originally posted by mum1989 View Post
                    I'm on Archlinux (x64) sytem (on KDE 4.4), and this driver can work on Kernel 2.6.32 ? (and xorg-server 1.7.4 ?)
                    Kernel 2.6.32: yes.
                    xorg-server 1.7.x: No.

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                    • #25
                      xorg-server 1.7.x: No.
                      ok,

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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by krionius View Post
                        Can you give me the result xorg.conf with the new acceleration on, pasted here? with my mobility card aticonfig cannot be forced to configure it (says no supported card detected...). (i have my xorg.conf manually created, aticonfig never worked). Thanks!

                        The configuration goes into amdpcsdb, not xorg.conf. That file is found in /etc/ati. Open it for editing and add:

                        Code:
                        Direct2DAccel=TRUE
                        ... and restart X. Confirm it is on with:

                        Code:
                        grep hook /var/log/Xorg.0.log
                        ... which should come back with some feedback.

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                        • #27
                          Originally posted by rohcQaH View Post
                          funny, just today I decided to give KDE4.4 a spin, and whatdoyaknow, it works (HD5770, 10.1).

                          won't try 10.2 before the official release though.
                          kde 4.4 and fglrx 10.2 works like a charm for me
                          using a hd4570

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                          • #28
                            alright, that could have gone better....After I installed that driver I think it gave my computer a stroke, or a heart attack or something....after I went through the usual steps of uninstalling previous driver, I also installed the standard xserver on karmic (previously had the backclear patch installed), I restarted and then installed the new driver. Everything appeared to go well and perfectly.....except when I restarted X compiz wouldn't load, and my cpu temperature was going through the roof. interstingly enough cairo-dock and its opengl effects were operating perfectly, albeit under metacity....Anyone have an idea of where I went wrong? I'm on a 5770 under ubuntu 9.10 btw

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                            • #29
                              I have got Quake4 running under 10.1.

                              With 10.2 it doesnt start, telling OpenGl cannot be initialized.

                              Anyone with better luck?

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                              • #30
                                Originally posted by krionius View Post
                                I have got Quake4 running under 10.1.

                                With 10.2 it doesnt start, telling OpenGl cannot be initialized.

                                Anyone with better luck?
                                Sidenote - nwn1 and other opengl games are working.

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