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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/xorg-config.xml,v 1.42 2010/10/25 07:38:17 nightmorph Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml,v 1.43 2011/03/02 07:17:38 nightmorph Exp $ -->
4 4
5<guide> 5<guide>
6<title>The X Server Configuration HOWTO</title> 6<title>The X Server Configuration HOWTO</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
9 <mail link="swift"/> 9 <mail link="swift"/>
10</author> 10</author>
11<author title="Author"> 11<author title="Author">
12 <mail link="nightmorph"/> 12 <mail link="nightmorph"/>
13</author> 13</author>
14 14
15<abstract> 15<abstract>
16Xorg is the X Window server which allows users to have a graphical 16Xorg is the X Window server which allows users to have a graphical
17environment at their fingertips. This HOWTO explains what Xorg is, how to 17environment at their fingertips. This HOWTO explains what Xorg is, how to
18install it and what the various configuration options are. 18install it and what the various configuration options are.
19</abstract> 19</abstract>
20 20
21<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 21<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
22<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 22<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
23<license/> 23<license/>
24 24
25<version>4</version> 25<version>5</version>
26<date>2010-10-25</date> 26<date>2011-03-01</date>
27 27
28<chapter> 28<chapter>
29<title>What is the X Window Server?</title> 29<title>What is the X Window Server?</title>
30<section> 30<section>
31<title>Graphical vs Command-Line</title> 31<title>Graphical vs Command-Line</title>
32<body> 32<body>
33 33
34<p> 34<p>
35The average user may be frightened at the thought of having to type in commands. 35The average user may be frightened at the thought of having to type in commands.
36Why wouldn't he be able to point and click his way through the freedom provided 36Why wouldn't he be able to point and click his way through the freedom provided
37by Gentoo (and Linux in general)? Well, of course you are able to 37by Gentoo (and Linux in general)? Well, of course you are able to
38do this! Linux offers a wide variety of flashy user interfaces and 38do this! Linux offers a wide variety of flashy user interfaces and
39environments which you can install on top of your existing installation. 39environments which you can install on top of your existing installation.
40</p> 40</p>
41 41
191</p> 191</p>
192 192
193<pre caption="ATI settings"> 193<pre caption="ATI settings">
194<comment>(Setup the kernel to use the radeon-ucode firmware)</comment> 194<comment>(Setup the kernel to use the radeon-ucode firmware)</comment>
195Device Drivers ---&gt; 195Device Drivers ---&gt;
196 Generic Driver Options ---&gt; 196 Generic Driver Options ---&gt;
197 [*] Include in-kernel firmware blobs in kernel binary 197 [*] Include in-kernel firmware blobs in kernel binary
198 <comment># RadeonHD 2000, 3000, and 4000 series cards:</comment> 198 <comment># RadeonHD 2000, 3000, and 4000 series cards:</comment>
199 (radeon/R600_rlc.bin radeon/R700_rlc.bin) External firmware blobs 199 (radeon/R600_rlc.bin radeon/R700_rlc.bin) External firmware blobs
200 <comment># RadeonHD 5000, a.k.a Evergreen, and newer cards:</comment> 200 <comment># RadeonHD 5000, a.k.a Evergreen, and newer cards:</comment>
201 (radeon/CEDAR_me.bin radeon/CEDAR_pfp.bin radeon/CEDAR_rlc.bin 201 (radeon/CEDAR_me.bin radeon/CEDAR_pfp.bin radeon/CEDAR_rlc.bin
202 radeon/CYPRESS_me.bin radeon/CYPRESS_pfp.bin radeon/CYPRESS_rlc.bin 202 radeon/CYPRESS_me.bin radeon/CYPRESS_pfp.bin radeon/CYPRESS_rlc.bin
203 radeon/JUNIPER_me.bin radeon/JUNIPER_pfp.bin radeon/JUNIPER_rlc.bin 203 radeon/JUNIPER_me.bin radeon/JUNIPER_pfp.bin radeon/JUNIPER_rlc.bin
204 radeon/REDWOOD_me.bin radeon/REDWOOD_pfp.bin 204 radeon/REDWOOD_me.bin radeon/REDWOOD_pfp.bin
205 radeon/REDWOOD_rlc.bin) External firmware blobs 205 radeon/REDWOOD_rlc.bin) External firmware blobs
206 <comment># Radeon HD 6200/6300 aka. Ontario/Zacate:</comment>
207 (radeon/PALM_me.bin radeon/PALM_pfp.bin radeon/SUMO_rlc.bin) External
208 firmware blobs
209 <comment># Radeon HD 6400-6900 aka. Northern Islands:</comment>
210 (radeon/BARTS_mc.bin radeon/BARTS_me.bin radeon/BARTS_pfp.bin
211 radeon/BTC_rlc.bin radeon/CAICOS_mc.bin radeon/CAICOS_me.bin
212 radeon/CAICOS_pfp.bin radeon/TURKS_mc.bin radeon/TURKS_me.bin
213 radeon/TURKS_pfp.bin) External firmware blobs
206 (/lib/firmware/) Firmware blobs root directory 214 (/lib/firmware/) Firmware blobs root directory
207 215
208<comment>(Enable Radeon KMS support)</comment> 216<comment>(Enable Radeon KMS support)</comment>
209Device Drivers ---&gt; 217Device Drivers ---&gt;
210 Graphics support ---&gt; 218 Graphics support ---&gt;
211 &lt;*&gt; Direct Rendering Manager ---&gt; 219 &lt;*&gt; Direct Rendering Manager ---&gt;
212 &lt;*&gt; ATI Radeon 220 &lt;*&gt; ATI Radeon
213 [*] Enable modesetting on radeon by default 221 [*] Enable modesetting on radeon by default
214</pre> 222</pre>
215 223
216<note> 224<note>
217Old Radeon cards (X1900 series and older) don't need the <c>radeon-ucode</c> 225Old Radeon cards (X1900 series and older) don't need the <c>radeon-ucode</c>
218package or any firmware configuration. Just enable the Direct Rendering Manager 226package or any firmware configuration. Just enable the Direct Rendering Manager
219and ATI Radeon modesetting. 227and ATI Radeon modesetting.
220</note> 228</note>

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