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2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/ati-faq.xml,v 1.22 2005/05/29 09:52:24 swift Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/ati-faq.xml,v 1.23 2005/05/29 09:55:26 swift Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/ati-faq.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/ati-faq.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux ATi FAQ</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux ATI FAQ</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
9 <mail link="lu_zero@gentoo.org">Luca Barbato</mail> 9 <mail link="lu_zero@gentoo.org">Luca Barbato</mail>
10</author> 10</author>
11<author title="Editor"> 11<author title="Editor">
77</title> 77</title>
78<body> 78<body>
79 79
80<p> 80<p>
81The multimedia features are actually supported by <uri 81The multimedia features are actually supported by <uri
82link="http://gatos.sf.net">the GATOS project</uri>, the gatos drivers will be 82link="http://gatos.sf.net">the GATOS project</uri>, the GATOS drivers will be
83merged in the xorg tree shortly. 83merged in the xorg tree shortly.
84</p> 84</p>
85 85
86</body> 86</body>
87</section> 87</section>
88<section> 88<section>
89<title>I'm not using an x86. What are my options?</title> 89<title>I'm not using an x86. What are my options?</title>
90<body> 90<body>
91 91
92<p> 92<p>
93You have almost the same x11 support on ppc or alpha platform but you can't 93You have almost the same x11 support on PPC or Alpha platform but you can't
94use the ATI closed source drivers. That means that you can't use the r300 3d 94use the ATI closed source drivers. That means that you can't use the r300 3d
95features at all. If you have such a board and you want it supported by x11, 95features at all. If you have such a board and you want it supported by x11,
96you should contact <uri link="http://www.ati.com">ATI</uri> and ask them to open 96you should contact <uri link="http://www.ati.com">ATI</uri> and ask them to open
97the specs. Recently the amd64 closed source driver has been released. amd64 97the specs. Recently the AMD64 closed source driver has been released. AMD64
98users can use it as the x86 users. 98users can use it as the x86 users.
99</p> 99</p>
100 100
101<impo> 101<impo>
102In order to enable the agpgart for certain amd64 chipsets you have to disable 102In order to enable the agpgart for certain AMD64 chip sets you have to disable
103the K8 IOMMU support 103the K8 IOMMU support
104</impo> 104</impo>
105 105
106</body> 106</body>
107</section> 107</section>
140 </li> 140 </li>
141</ul> 141</ul>
142 142
143<p> 143<p>
144If you want to use ATI's <e>internal</e> agpgart support instead of the Linux 144If you want to use ATI's <e>internal</e> agpgart support instead of the Linux
145kernel one, the agpgart driver and the chipset-specific driver (in your kernel 145kernel one, the agpgart driver and the chip set specific driver (in your kernel
146configuration) must be built as modules or not at all. 146configuration) must be built as modules or not at all.
147</p> 147</p>
148 148
149<pre caption="Installing drivers"> 149<pre caption="Installing drivers">
150<comment>(If you want just the Rage128 drivers and modules installed with x11)</comment> 150<comment>(If you want just the Rage128 drivers and modules installed with x11)</comment>
184<note> 184<note>
185Users of the ati-drivers can also use <c>fglrxconfig</c>. 185Users of the ati-drivers can also use <c>fglrxconfig</c>.
186</note> 186</note>
187 187
188<impo> 188<impo>
189PPC users could use the <c>Xautoconf</c> stand alone configurator by 189PPC users could use the <c>Xautoconf</c> stand alone configuration tool by
190emerging the <c>Xautoconf</c> ebuild, but isn't required. 190emerging the <c>Xautoconf</c> ebuild, but isn't required.
191</impo> 191</impo>
192 192
193</body> 193</body>
194</section> 194</section>

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