Ok, so you’d like to replace the opensource driver with the fglrx driver. December 28th, 7. This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. This page is only for free Radeon drivers using KMS. Just to make sure how Ubuntu detects your card could you post the output of the following command?

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The fglrx drivers only work with certain versions of the X server.


Microcode firmware is required for R and newer GPUs. Partners Support Community Ubuntu.

Put the like xrandr -S x or what ever in your startup file. If you see errors like “glamor detected, failed to initialize EGL. Originally Posted by rokytnji Code: You can see this in your Lnux log:. According to Ubuntu community help the card is supported and has 3D support.

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It will open a gui. Try modinfo -p radeon to find up-to-date parameters.


This is not an exhaustive list. As a result, the power consumption increases as soon as you activate a second monitor because the GPU hardware wants it so. The drm will attempt to load the appropriate hwmon driver.

December 28th, 9. Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not.

The system will work the same, with or without the savedconfig editing. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

RadeonDriver – Community Help Wiki

However, the main configuration file of the X server is xorg. If you are using a kernel older than 3. December 28th, 6. But it Doesn’t work. Neither this nor the AMDGPU article cover installation and configuration of the closed source drivers see the next paragraph.

radeon(4) – Linux man page

All times are GMT Originally Posted by ardvark December 28th, 1. A broader solution is to add the user s needing access the video card to the video group:.


Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? The memory clock rises and remains high like normal behavior. Make sure your OpenGL renderer string does not say “software rasterizer” or “llvmpipe” because that would mean you have no 3D hardware acceleration: It also enables clock and power gating.

Let’s see what I already have tried: Power management is supported on all asics r1xx-evergreen that include the appropriate power state tables in the vbios; not all boards do especially older desktop cards. It is how I am self taught.

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