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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 1.45 2011/03/23 09:03:51 nightmorph Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml,v 1.46 2011/08/23 14:43:41 swift 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>7</version> 25<version>8</version>
26<date>2011-03-23</date> 26<date>2011-08-23</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
174<pre caption="nVidia settings"> 174<pre caption="nVidia settings">
175<comment>(Enable DRM)</comment> 175<comment>(Enable DRM)</comment>
176Device Drivers ---&gt; 176Device Drivers ---&gt;
177 Graphics support ---&gt; 177 Graphics support ---&gt;
178 &lt;*&gt; Direct Rendering Manager ---&gt; 178 &lt;*&gt; Direct Rendering Manager ---&gt;
179 179
180<comment>(Nouveau is currently in the Staging drivers section)</comment> 180<comment>(Nouveau is currently in the Staging drivers section)</comment>
181Device Drivers ---&gt; 181Device Drivers ---&gt;
182 Staging drivers ---&gt; 182 Staging drivers ---&gt;
183 [ ] Exclude Staging drivers from being built 183 [ ] Exclude Staging drivers from being built
184 &lt;*&gt; Nouveau (nVidia) cards 184 &lt;*&gt; Nouveau (nVidia) cards
185</pre> 185</pre>
186 186
187<p> 187<p>
188For newer AMD/ATI cards (<uri link="/doc/en/ati-faq.xml">RadeonHD 2000 and 188For newer AMD/ATI cards (<uri link="/doc/en/ati-faq.xml">RadeonHD 2000 and
189up</uri>), you will need to emerge <c>radeon-ucode</c>. Once you have installed 189up</uri>), you will need to emerge <c>radeon-ucode</c> or
190<c>radeon-ucode</c>, configure your kernel as shown: 190<c>linux-firmware</c>. Once you have installed one of these packages,
191configure your kernel as shown:
191</p> 192</p>
192 193
193<pre caption="AMD/ATI settings"> 194<pre caption="AMD/ATI settings">
194<comment>(Setup the kernel to use the radeon-ucode firmware)</comment> 195<comment>(Setup the kernel to use the radeon-ucode firmware)</comment>
195Device Drivers ---&gt; 196Device Drivers ---&gt;
196 Generic Driver Options ---&gt; 197 Generic Driver Options ---&gt;
197 [*] Include in-kernel firmware blobs in kernel binary 198 [*] Include in-kernel firmware blobs in kernel binary
198 <comment># RadeonHD 2000, 3000, and 4000 series cards:</comment> 199 <comment># RadeonHD 2000, 3000, and 4000 series cards:</comment>
199 (radeon/R600_rlc.bin radeon/R700_rlc.bin) External firmware blobs 200 (radeon/R600_rlc.bin radeon/R700_rlc.bin) External firmware blobs
200 <comment># RadeonHD 5000, a.k.a Evergreen, and newer cards:</comment> 201 <comment># RadeonHD 5000, a.k.a Evergreen, and newer cards:</comment>
201 (radeon/CEDAR_me.bin radeon/CEDAR_pfp.bin radeon/CEDAR_rlc.bin 202 (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 203 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 204 radeon/JUNIPER_me.bin radeon/JUNIPER_pfp.bin radeon/JUNIPER_rlc.bin
204 radeon/REDWOOD_me.bin radeon/REDWOOD_pfp.bin 205 radeon/REDWOOD_me.bin radeon/REDWOOD_pfp.bin
205 radeon/REDWOOD_rlc.bin) External firmware blobs 206 radeon/REDWOOD_rlc.bin) External firmware blobs
207 <comment># Radeon HD 6000 series Fusion APUs:</comment>
208 (radeon/PALM_me.bin radeon/PALM_pfp.bin SUMO2_me.bin SUMO2_pfp.bin
209 SUMO_me.bin SUMO_pfp.bin radeon/SUMO_rlc.bin) External firmware blobs
206 <comment># Radeon HD 6200/6300 aka. Ontario/Zacate:</comment> 210 <comment># Radeon HD 6200/6300 aka. Ontario/Zacate:</comment>
207 (radeon/PALM_me.bin radeon/PALM_pfp.bin radeon/SUMO_rlc.bin) External 211 (radeon/PALM_me.bin radeon/PALM_pfp.bin radeon/SUMO_rlc.bin) External
208 firmware blobs 212 firmware blobs
209 <comment># Radeon HD 6400-6900 aka. Northern Islands:</comment> 213 <comment># Radeon HD 6400-6900 aka. Northern Islands:</comment>
210 (radeon/BARTS_mc.bin radeon/BARTS_me.bin radeon/BARTS_pfp.bin 214 (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 215 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 216 radeon/CAICOS_pfp.bin CAYMAN_mc.bin
217 CAYMAN_me.bin CAYMAN_pfp.bin CAYMAN_rlc.bin radeon/TURKS_mc.bin
213 radeon/TURKS_pfp.bin) External firmware blobs 218 radeon/TURKS_me.bin radeon/TURKS_pfp.bin) External firmware blobs
214 (/lib/firmware/) Firmware blobs root directory 219 (/lib/firmware/) Firmware blobs root directory
215 220
216<comment>(Enable Radeon KMS support)</comment> 221<comment>(Enable Radeon KMS support)</comment>
217Device Drivers ---&gt; 222Device Drivers ---&gt;
218 Graphics support ---&gt; 223 Graphics support ---&gt;
219 &lt;*&gt; Direct Rendering Manager ---&gt; 224 &lt;*&gt; Direct Rendering Manager ---&gt;
220 &lt;*&gt; ATI Radeon 225 &lt;*&gt; ATI Radeon
221 [*] Enable modesetting on radeon by default 226 [*] Enable modesetting on radeon by default
222</pre> 227</pre>
223 228
224<note> 229<note>
225Old Radeon cards (X1900 series and older) don't need the <c>radeon-ucode</c> 230Old Radeon cards (X1900 series and older) don't need the <c>radeon-ucode</c>
226package or any firmware configuration. Just enable the Direct Rendering Manager 231package or any firmware configuration. Just enable the Direct Rendering Manager
227and ATI Radeon modesetting. 232and ATI Radeon modesetting.
228</note> 233</note>

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