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Describe AtiHowTo here. = How do I configure X to use ATI 3D accelerated graphics =

These notes are for an ["Xorg"] based ["xserver"]. To install the ATI Radeon drivers on an ["XFree86"] installation, see ["ATIHowToXFree86"].

ATI Radeon cards 8500,9000,9200 and 9250 work with Open Source drivers and support ["OpenGL"] 3D Graphics.

To configure X to use accelerated 3d drivers, the configuration file /etc/X11/xorg.conf should be edited as follows:

 Section "Device"
        Identifier "ATI 3D"
        Driver "ati"
 EndSection

 Section "Screen"
        Device "ATI 3D"

== Install the required libraries ==

It is necessary to install driver libraries, in order for the 3D capabilities of the card to be utilized:

 apt-get install libgl1-mesa-dri

== See Also ==

["ATIHowToXFree86"] Configuring XFree86 to use ATI 3D accelerated graphics

["ATIProprietary"] Installing the closed source proprietary driver

How do I configure X to use ATI 3D accelerated graphics

These notes are for an ["Xorg"] based ["xserver"]. To install the ATI Radeon drivers on an ["XFree86"] installation, see ["ATIHowToXFree86"].

ATI Radeon cards 8500,9000,9200 and 9250 work with Open Source drivers and support ["OpenGL"] 3D Graphics.

To configure X to use accelerated 3d drivers, the configuration file /etc/X11/xorg.conf should be edited as follows:

  • Section "Device"
    • Identifier "ATI 3D" Driver "ati"

    ?EndSection Section "Screen"

    • Device "ATI 3D"

Install the required libraries

It is necessary to install driver libraries, in order for the 3D capabilities of the card to be utilized:

  • apt-get install libgl1-mesa-dri

See Also

["ATIHowToXFree86"] Configuring XFree86 to use ATI 3D accelerated graphics

["ATIProprietary"] Installing the closed source proprietary driver