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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/ati-faq.xml,v 1.53 2012/06/14 06:43:24 nightmorph Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/ati-faq.xml,v 1.54 2012/06/29 16:20:09 swift Exp $ -->
4 4
5<guide> 5<guide>
6<title>Gentoo Linux ATI FAQ</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux ATI FAQ</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
25 25
26<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 26<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
27<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 27<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
28<license/> 28<license/>
29 29
30<version>6</version> 30<version>7</version>
31<date>2012-06-13</date> 31<date>2012-06-29</date>
32 32
33<chapter> 33<chapter>
34<title>Hardware Support</title> 34<title>Hardware Support</title>
35<section> 35<section>
36<title>Is my AMD/ATI board supported?</title> 36<title>Is my AMD/ATI board supported?</title>
198<section> 198<section>
199<title>Configuration</title> 199<title>Configuration</title>
200<body> 200<body>
201 201
202<p> 202<p>
203You may not need to manually create <path>xorg.conf</path> or modify it. Try 203You may not need to manually create <path>xorg.conf</path> or modify it if you
204running without it first. You can also use the Xorg auto configuration option: 204are using the open-source radeon driver. Try running without it first. If this
205fails, you can use the auto-configuration option of X:
205</p> 206</p>
206 207
207<pre caption="Autoconfiguring X"> 208<pre caption="Autoconfiguring X">
208# <i>X -configure</i> 209# <i>X -configure</i>
209</pre> 210</pre>
210 211
211<p> 212<p>
213If you use the propriatary ATI drivers, you can get assistance for configuring
214X through the <c>aticonfig</c> application (which is part of the
215<c>ati-drivers</c> package).
216</p>
217
218<p>
212For more information on how to get a basic <c>xorg.conf</c> configuration file, 219For more information on how to get a basic <c>xorg.conf</c> configuration file,
213please refer to the <uri link="/doc/en/xorg-config.xml">Gentoo X Server 220please refer to the <uri link="/doc/en/xorg-config.xml">Gentoo X Server
214HowTo</uri>. 221HowTo</uri>.
215</p> 222</p>
216 223
217<note> 224<note>
218PPC, AMD64, and x86 users can use the <c>xac</c> stand-alone X configuration 225PPC, AMD64, and x86 users can use the <c>xac</c> stand-alone X configuration
219tool by emerging <c>x11-misc/xac</c>, but isn't required. 226tool by emerging <c>x11-misc/xac</c>, but isn't required.
220</note>
221
222<note>
223You can use <c>aticonfig</c> if you have installed the <c>ati-drivers</c>
224package.
225</note> 227</note>
226 228
227<impo> 229<impo>
228If you're using <c>ati-drivers</c>, then you'll need to disable <c>radeonfb</c> 230If you're using <c>ati-drivers</c>, then you'll need to disable <c>radeonfb</c>
229(and probably any other framebuffer drivers) in your kernel config, as it 231(and probably any other framebuffer drivers) in your kernel config, as it

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