It is well visible as something part of the corruption. This make it impossible to work with the computer but also impossible to know if you will hit the bug or not.. I have been using Windows Vista since it was released. Disabling KMS works but distorts boot screen and leaves visible artifacts on the screen until mouse is moved over them – in a consistent manner. I haven’t been happy with it and I’d really like to move to Ubuntu. SergeiFranco sergei-franco wrote on Pete pete-lists-n wrote on

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How do I install Catalyst drivers for ATI Mobillity Radeon X in ? – Ask Ubuntu

I then followed the instructions in the link with the exception of the reboot since this is a Live CD and I haven’t installed to the hard drive I couldn’t reboot In GRUB navigate to the lucid kernel and press the ‘e’ key. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. After a quick google search I read that I could type “sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg”.

Apr 11, Posts: If you do and then have problems with your video configuration, try using the simplified version shown above.

Would you mind reproducing the issue, taking a photo of the screen and attaching it? Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Story just came out today that ATI has open sourced a driver for their hardware, too, which ought ibuntu be great news for you and your lappy. If I setup a secondary monitor, the image on that monitor looks all distorted with waves.


ATI Catalyst Display Driver 9.1 for Linux

But at least, it is not freezing anymore. I’m having problems installing a compatible driver for Ati Radeon X graphics card on Ubuntu This can be done by clicking on the yellow circle with a black pencil icon next to the word Tags located at the bottom of the bug description.

On a related note, I’d like to know if I’ll be able to run flightgear flight simulator, which requires, I believe 3d acceleration. When I move the mouse, it takes 2 seconds to go back to normal but moving x14400 mouse does not prevent the corruption from appearing. This is without the nomodeset option, still using the default kernel on grub. It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead. Given that you’re noticing some relation to heat, I’m starting to wonder if it might be hardware death throws?

I change z1400 frequency again. I use this to drive projectors all the time. It looks really weird, haven’t seen anything quite like that.

Kernel mode setting KMS is supported by the radeon driver and is. PS Sorry for poor foto quality. Connecting a DFP display device as a secondary display device may occasionally result in the secondary display device failing to display an image Installing the AMD Proprietary Linux Software Driver Installation information mobillty be found at: SwapBuffers wait for vsync: So, I see only 4 possible explanations: I saw that article on digg. So, to summarize, this is what happens:.


I don’t think this is particularly relevant, but the Lucid Monitor Preferences dialog identifies the external monitor as ‘Lenovo Group Limited 20″‘, while the Karmic dialog identified it as simply as ‘Lenovo 20″‘. When plugging in a second monitor HP in the DVI-bus on my laptop this is recognized x140 the ‘ Monitors’ preferences’ applet. Following from my last comment, after setting “nomodeset” at boot time, full screen video or enlarged up to a certain size looks weird, as if it was decomposed on separate color grids that have different offsets.

Can’t install Ubuntu on my T60 (ATI Mobility Radeon X1400) – help!

Could those of you able to test please confirm that this bug still exists with the -proposed kernel. Search “Software Sources”, open the app. Original reporter doesn’t have hardware anymore to test with.

Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not. Now, my system is back to normal: As an alternative, you can install a newer release of Ubuntu.