trying to update to "new" ATI drivers killed X on my FC2

Timothy Murphy tim at
Sun Nov 28 12:19:19 UTC 2004

Trevor Smith wrote:

> That was the advice I needed. Thanks, X and KDE are back up and running.
> I'll forget about getting good graphics performance from this machine and
> just accept that I made the wrong choice buying a laptop with an ATI card.

In my experience the problem does not lie with the ATI card,
but with Xorg's ATI server,
which is greatly inferior to the XFree86 server it replaced.

Timothy Murphy  
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