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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">
12 <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail> 12 <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
13</author> 13</author>
14<author title="Editor"> 14<author title="Editor">
15 <mail link="blubber@gentoo.org">Tiemo Kieft</mail> 15 <mail link="blubber@gentoo.org">Tiemo Kieft</mail>
16</author> 16</author>
17 17
18<abstract> 18<abstract>
19This FAQ should help users avoid some common installation and configuration 19This FAQ should help users avoid some common installation and configuration
20issues related to DRI and X11 for ATI boards. 20issues related to DRI and X11 for ATI boards.
21</abstract> 21</abstract>
22 22
23 23
24<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 24<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
25<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 25<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
26<license/> 26<license/>
27 27
28<version>1.0.15</version> 28<version>1.0.16</version>
29<date>2005-09-05</date> 29<date>2005-09-09</date>
30 30
31<chapter> 31<chapter>
32<title>Hardware Support</title> 32<title>Hardware Support</title>
33<section> 33<section>
34<title>Is my ATI board supported?</title> 34<title>Is my ATI board supported?</title>
35<body> 35<body>
36 36
37<p> 37<p>
38Many ATI boards (but not all) are supported by <uri 38Many ATI boards (but not all) are supported by <uri
39link="http://www.freedesktop.org/Software/xorg">xorg-x11</uri>, at least for the 39link="http://www.freedesktop.org/Software/xorg">xorg-x11</uri>, at least for the
402D accelerated features. The 3D support is provided either by <uri 402D accelerated features. The 3D support is provided either by <uri
41link="http://dri.sf.net">the DRI project</uri> which is part of xorg-x11, or by 41link="http://dri.sf.net">the DRI project</uri> which is part of xorg-x11, or by
42ATI's <uri 42ATI's <uri
43link="http://mirror.ati.com/support/drivers/linux/radeon-linux.html">closed 43link="http://mirror.ati.com/support/drivers/linux/radeon-linux.html">closed
44source drivers</uri>. 44source drivers</uri>.
172<title>Configuration</title> 172<title>Configuration</title>
173<body> 173<body>
174 174
175<p> 175<p>
176The use of <c>xorgcfg</c> or <c>xorgconfig</c> to generate the 176The use of <c>xorgcfg</c> or <c>xorgconfig</c> to generate the
177<path>xorg.conf</path> configuration file is suggested. Alternatively, you 177<path>xorg.conf</path> configuration file is suggested. Alternatively, you
178may use the Xorg auto configuration option: 178may use the Xorg auto configuration option:
179</p> 179</p>
180 180
181<pre caption="Autoconfiguring X"> 181<pre caption="Autoconfiguring X">
182# <i>X -configure</i> 182# <i>X -configure</i>
183</pre> 183</pre>
184 184
185<p> 185<p>
186For more information on how to get a basic <c>xorg.conf</c> configuration file, 186For more information on how to get a basic <c>xorg.conf</c> configuration file,
187please refer to the <uri link="/doc/en/index.xml?catid=desktop">Gentoo 187please refer to the <uri link="/doc/en/xorg-config.xml">Gentoo X Server
188Desktop Documentation Resources</uri>. 188HowTo</uri>.
189</p> 189</p>
190 190
191<note> 191<note>
192You can use <c>fglrxconfig</c> if you have installed the <c>ati-drivers</c> 192You can use <c>fglrxconfig</c> if you have installed the <c>ati-drivers</c>
193package. 193package.
194</note> 194</note>
195 195
196<impo> 196<impo>
197PPC users could use the <c>Xorgautoconfig</c> stand-alone configuration tool by 197PPC users could use the <c>Xorgautoconfig</c> stand-alone configuration tool by
198emerging the <c>Xorgautoconfig</c> ebuild, but isn't required. 198emerging the <c>Xorgautoconfig</c> ebuild, but isn't required.
199</impo> 199</impo>
200 200
201</body> 201</body>
202</section> 202</section>
203</chapter> 203</chapter>

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