[clug] ATI drivers and Ubuntu/linux in general

Hal Ashburner hal.ashburner at gmail.com
Sat Jun 21 13:49:05 GMT 2008

Sunnz wrote:
> I thought they had the "radeon" driver now in X.org that it the new
> and cool open source driver written from the specs?
> I have never used ATi so I am not that sure... radeon is a line of GPU
> made by ATi right?
Right, yes it's shorthand. From $ man ati

       ati  is  an  Xorg  wrapper  driver  for ATI video cards.  It 
       whether your hardware has a Radeon, Rage 128, or Mach64 or 
earlier class
       of chipset, and loads the radeon(4), r128(4), or mach64 driver as 

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