Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. It happens not too often but as older cards see less driver support, and support is at a dead end, it starts showing up. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Through a ton of googling, I see that the same thing happens in other distros, too. ATI has dropped the ball.

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The open source driver, which have installed or would not be seeing a desktop, is all that is available.

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Then I also installed the xorg server from the The mach64 driver is more like 2 decades old, but new versions are continually released. You are currently viewing LQ as xor guest. On servers, I don’t use a GUI.

ATI Rage XL: /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Have you tried at minimum using just the standard VESA driver? 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. Last edited by Noony; at March 16th, 2. Find More Posts by ReaperX7.


Ati Rage XL 8mb PCI video card. – LinuxCNC

I’ve gotten performance a little better by turning the hardware acceleration off in flash player. Having a problem logging in? March 16th, 1. Found this on the Arch Wiki.

Older video cards aren’t subject to continued support on any OS. Join Date Oct Beans 3. If it’s crashing with the actual driver xofg you have something seriously wrong happening.

Does anyone know the list of things I need to downgrade in order to use the working driver from the Find More Posts by GVrooman. Find More Posts by mlslk I couldn’t remember what happens with vesa, so I went ahead and tried it. This bug report about the xorg server segfaulting with a mach64 driver might be relevant to you. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Originally Posted by ShadowTek.

For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. I also found this article which doesn’t bode well for people who are still using old video cards: After much Googling and tinkering, I got the thing working with much better screen resolutions. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Rxge 17th, 5. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.


[SOLVED] ati rage xl (rev 27) drivers

It also could be an improperly set interrupt for the PCI bus management system as well. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

It may actually have issues with the kernel driver and not just the xorg driver. The Mach64 driver is over a year old by now, so I’m not sure how raye it has been maintained since that time in regards to newer kernels, x-servers, etc. Visit the following links: