I bought the ATI Radeon 9550 a few days ago, and now I would like to get Debian installed with it.
As install option I chose bf24, X -version says:
First I tried to install the drivers as ATI wants it to be installed, but (of course) it didn't work.
warning: process set to nice value 0 instead of -10 as requested
This is a pre-release version of XFree86, and is not supported in any
way. Bugs may be reported to XFree86@XFree86.Org and patches submitted
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please check the latest version in the XFree86 CVS repository
XFree86 Version 126.96.36.199 / X Window System
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6510)
Release Date: 21 December 2001
If the server is older than 6-12 months, or if your card is
newer than the above date, look for a newer version before
reporting problems. (See http://www.XFree86.Org/FAQ)
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.9-rc1 i686 [ELF]
Module Loader present
So I followed Aragon's Guide, but it does not work for me either.
/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod# sh ./make.sh says:
Right now I'm using VESA as Device, but I'm not happy with it. Can you help me to conquer this terrible affliction?
ATI module generator V 2.0
XFree86 drm includes at /usr/src/linux/include/../drivers/char/drm do not fit this driver.
This driver is designed to only work with X4.1.0 or higher.
You can match this by getting Linux kernel 2.4.8 or higher.