[OpenIndiana-discuss] ATI radeon hd 6850 gnome issue
alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Sun Mar 27 16:21:23 UTC 2011
On 03/27/11 09:16 AM, Apostolos Syropoulos wrote:
>> is simply too old for that card. The newer 6.14.x drivers are available in
>> source form upstream, but I don't think anyone has built binary packages for
>> OI yet - I haven't checked to see if your card is supported in the new
>> driver though.
> The newer driver requires KMS which is currently a feature missing
> in OpenIndiana and Solaris 11. Unfortunately, the same is valid for
> the newer version of the Intel driver.
I thought the radeon driver still had UMS support, but given I don't use it on
any machines (all mine have nvidia graphics), I've not tried it out yet.
I am of course, fully aware of the Intel/KMS issue:
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System
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