What you are looking for is the r driver. I get the loading grub and then, I get Analog input cannot display this video mode again. Joined Aug 27, Messages I’m with froot ati is a problem as i recently discovered i would suggest you use the vesa driver as that handles most things very Well. BTW, the card is working fine, it’s just that 3D stuff isn’t so great, not that I intend to use heavy 3D on this box, I just noticed the reletively simple 3D screensavers are quite slow and jerky.

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Tags for this Thread atiragevideo. Unfortunately it’s not capable of playing the latest and greatest of games from what I could read: Possible values are 1, 2, 4, 8.

I can confirm that the nomodeset boot option fixes the problem. I was hoping to get into the world of linux through ubuntu but it just lacks basic support.

Last edited by oskar; at If someone could kindly explain to me why i am unable to install a desktop gui on this server edition, I would appreciate it. I was able to get back to the grub screen, it was the monitor.

Can you help with this problem? Provide an answer of your own, or ask Reffie for more information if necessary. If you just copied and pasted that xorg. By joining our community ubunti will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.


Debian User Forums • View topic – driver for AMD/ATI Rage XL?

On a fresh install of Lucid Lynx my best screen resolution was the x Envy almost killed me trying to fix the problems it caused. I have reinstalled the OS and now I am able to hold the shift and get to the grub By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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Note that some configuration settings that could be done previously in this file, now are automatically configured by the server and settings here are ignored. ATI dropped Linux support for the older cards a long time ago. The video card you use? Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Might just work even with the “ati” driver.

Linux drivers for old graphics card? I’m not sure if there are decent drivers available for old ATI cards. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.


Linux drivers for old graphics card?

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I’ve searched extensively for drivers, but can only find radeon type drivers. Visit the following links: I had the same problem with Fedora Core 1 when I first tried that, which was cleared right up by installing proper drivers for the card, so I am assuming that if I can find the right driver it will work, I don’t know that the solution in that post will help as I don’t have a rage card, but maybe there will be an equivalent for mine.

Here it is; root thomas: You are losing out on amazing benefits because you are not a member. Is there some special driver package or “generic” driver for old cards that might work?

Question # : Questions : xserver-xorg-video-ati package : Ubuntu

Join Date Oct Beans 3. March 16th, 4. Before that I’d been trying to manually configure xorg. Actually it runs much worse after that.