Mesa is already at 4. The time now is Under ubuntu I haven’t managed to make the opensource drivers work, and the proprietary Catalyst have crappy performance good for pure 3D applications, desktop performance is ridiculous. On Mon, Oct 29, at 8: Can you pastebin your dmesg output and xorg log then post the links here?

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I have the same system but don’t often use Linux on it.


Comment on this change optional. Dell Precision mobile workstation z31fanaticNov 10,in forum: Email me about changes to this bug report.

Mon Oct 1 The time now is Share This Page Tweet. It’s probably something simple like not having the nonfree firmware repo enabled – look for a message like “microcode not found” in dmesg output.

This is the chip that Dell uses in the Precision M laptop from about 3 years ago.

On Mon, Oct 29, at 3: Would installing Debian 7 Wheezy get me hardware acceleration? Graphics acceleration options for old hardware HD era. Upon rebooting, I had the same experience as I got with the “fglrx” package, as described above. Login or Sign Up.


Dell Precision M6400 with Ubuntu – GPU replacement?

Any idea when Mesa will support OpenGL 4. It could be caused by the following. Join our community today!

By joining our community you will have the fiirepro to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. And I should probably replace this kinux. Thank all for reply!

However, it states that it is not supported in Linux. However that doesn’t mean there are no Linux drivers available for these products. I would stick with sourcing a FirePro V BTW you are correct that microcode from the firmware package is necessary for performance issues, but “performance issues” is a nice way of saying “software rendering” among other things like video decode on the CPU.

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If you need to reset your password, click here. Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web. As per AMD one would want to download the drivers via http: Hard to solve this case, I think!

The latest Ubuntu version that would work with fglrx drivers for that card is 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.

Will not respond to PM requests for support — use the forums. Nope, installing the non-free firmware did not help.