ATI Mobility Radeon 9000
Linux driver - OpenSource
This adapter is supported by recent versions of the radeon driver as found in X.Org.
OpenGL screen corruption
You may experience screen corruption with Compiz, a workaround for this is to create a file /etc/drirc with the following content
<driconf> <device screen="0" driver="r200"> <application name="Default"> <option name="allow_large_textures" value="2" /> </application> </device> </driconf>
Display on the internal LCD works as long as you set the monitor settings correct
External VGA port
Works well, you only have to connect the monitor/projector/...
Linux driver - Proprietary
The fglrx driver adds 3D acceleration. The latest driver version working with this chipset is 8.28.8. ATI has dropped support for this chipset in all further versions.
(It should be noted that to date nobody has been able to get the fglrx drivers to work with the R250 chipset.) <- Incorrect, driver 8.28.8 working on my T41 --Fturner 04:36, 12 April 2007 (CEST)
I have gotten the fglrx drivers working on my Slackware 11.0 T41, kernel 2.6.18. Required adding:
"#define VM_SHM 0xff"
I also had to comment out kernel version checking from the file /lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/make.sh in order to get the module to build. Note that I have no idea what 0xff means, but I do know that 0xffffffff does NOT work.
--Fturner 04:36, 12 April 2007 (CEST)