Find More Posts by ondoho View Blog. Two driver versions are available for Debian 7 “Wheezy”: Inside was the Radeon HD within an ESD bag and separated by a cardboard enclosure from the rest of the contents, but there’s no Styrofoam or other safeguards like you’ll find on the heavier and more expensive products. Check if both the cards are getting listed: Can you post your system specs and OS in use as well? If my answer helped please mark it as correct.

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Unsupported chips Atk Chipset Graphics cards and APUs See this page Recommended configuration for X. Page 1 of 2. Restart your system to enable the radeon blacklist.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

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AtiHowTo – Debian Wiki

Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver packages: If you have previously used the non-free nvidia proprietary driver, then you need to uninstall it if you wish to use OpenGL accelerated graphics.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Make sure both Intel and radeon drivers are installed. Two driver versions are available for Debian 7 “Wheezy”: Debian 8 “Jessie” deb http: Configuration In most cases, manual configuration for the open source display drivers is not requiredas the Xorg X server automatically detects and configures available hardware. I used a Radeon HD up until a bit ago, and except for running hot a common problem with that model and fixed with a BIOS update that then made the fans too loud the driver worked pretty well, better than fglrx, I’m sure.

AMD/ATI Open Source Drivers (amdgpu, radeon, r128, mach64)

For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

For Radeon, the open-source driver is so good I could hardly ever see a reason to go proprietary. Can you post your system specs and OS in use as well?


Both the cards get turned on in turn overheating the computer and it also makes lot of noise. This is not an exhaustive list. During driver installation you may have been notified that ‘aticonfig –initial’ can be linhx to create the required configuration file.

The easiest way is to use the command: This generally solves the problem. As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu.

ATIProprietary – Debian Wiki

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