To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: I could try the additional lines in device. Originally Posted by oldcpu. They have done, and continue to do, an astounding job given their task. Problems with the new driver code: The ATI drivers issue will get resolved sooner or later. The thing is though, the LTS will have point releases with newer kernels and graphics stack.
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RadeonDriver – Community Help Wiki
It seems that the ATI driver that comes with Ubuntu does not work properly. May 16th, 1. Graphics cards and APUs. Switching vterms works properly as well. Join Date Aug Beans This server is a current product gg ATI. I dispel the FUD daily on this forum and show posters how very easy it is to get the ATI ind to work — with full hardware acceleration and H.
This is a copy of a thread I just started over in “Server Platforms”. So, the new open source AMD drivers are rubbish, they don’t support open GL and the propriety drivers due sometime later this year are predicted to be pretty poor into the bargain.
Here is the link: Quite similar to the one posted by Ronald as far as I can see. I use UM and I am far from light on graphics. This universe is crazy.
This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. I do 3d modelling, photogrammetry, 3d game engine stuff and video editing. This is still problematic, however, because their are no drivers around on ATI’s website for the Radeon As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu. I’m not a heavy graphics user, and of course UM is a perfect distro if you want to tread lightly on the graphics requirements.
As a control test, re-booted into the old kernel via the linix menu and the issue is present there still, so for me kernel 2. Problems with the new driver code: Thanks for the info If you’re using the NVIDIA Linux driver you’re in good shape while AMD Catalyst users icn need to wait for a new release, which could be a while considering the upstream driver still doesn’t support the latest Linux 4.
Thanks for the Heads up!!
AMD Catalyst™ 15.7 Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver Release Notes
Yes that choice does come with restrictions. FreeNX works fine, except than in Windows 7 machines NX Client shows only icons and no text but the only resolution I can get in the monitor directly attached to the server is x The thing is though, the LTS will have point releases with newer kernels and graphics stack.
This driver provides 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware. Bug attachments syslog edit Output of dmsg after booting with “drm.
Identifying your graphics card or APU First, check your graphic card name and chipset: Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity These cards will not run Ubuntu’s Unity desktop with 3D acceleration.
Brad Figg brad-figg wrote on Since it’s closed-source, only AMD can work on it and give efficient support, and the open-source community can generally not help you with problems.
What options have I got? Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on They will still run Unity, but the CPU will be used for basic drawing and performance may suffer.