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How to enable DRI on an ATI xpress 1100?
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LordAllucard

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PostPosted: Tue 10 Nov 2009, 13:20    Post subject:  How to enable DRI on an ATI xpress 1100?  

how can i enable dri on a ati xpress 1100 using fgrlx or ati drivers??
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PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2009, 16:33    Post subject:  

for Puppy 4.3x use the free drivers:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=48019

xf86-video-ati-6.12.4-i486.pet
xorg_xorg_dri-7.3-1.pet

The messages in that thread explain how to activate dri (the one from Patriot at bottom).

FGLRX/Catalyst no longer supports the Radeon 1xxx since april, 2009.
The last driver that had support, was 9.3 (march 2009).
But that driver does not work with the new Kernel from Puppy 4.3.

So people who want to use it, need a slightly older Kernel, e.g. Puppy 4.2 or Ultrapup/Newyearspup.

You may find those puplets and matching catalysts using this search:
http://wellminded.com/puppy/pupsearch.html

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PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2009, 19:08    Post subject:  

im using puppy 4.2
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PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2009, 19:17    Post subject:  

for 4.2, the free drivers from Patriot might work, too.

Alternatively, use the Catalyst driver 8-12, from december 2008:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=38516

Please backup your savefile in case your card is not supported.
Sometimes we have reports, that cards refuse to work, although the are supported officially.

The easiest way to get rid of those drivers then, is to restore the backup.

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PostPosted: Thu 12 Nov 2009, 13:08    Post subject:  

i install the drivers that u post but i still dont have dri on it say no dri :S
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PostPosted: Fri 13 Nov 2009, 11:46    Post subject:  

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