[PD] Tweaks ATI+ubuntu 9.04+PD (was motionblur ubuntu jaunty 9.04)
devel at thesaddj.com
Tue Aug 18 17:02:35 CEST 2009
i kept on searching tweaks for my ATI driver on ubuntu to be able to use Pd
in a efficient way ('cause the downgrade didn't sound so cool since i just
I finally found this links, and the tweaks explained in there are really
helping. Motionblur works nicely and i can use [gemframebuffer] and
glsl-related. CPU is still high&higher but i will look into it.
So this stuff could help someone else too in the future:
also tons of other options are available via terminal --> man radeon
(but this is not a big discovery)
2009/8/14 Marco Donnarumma <devel at thesaddj.com>
> mmm.. i found out the truth.
> i write this just for information (probably most of you already know it but
> it can be useful to post it anyway).
> catalyst 9.3 and earlier drivers don't support x 1.6 and catalyst 9.4
> doesn't support a bunch of older radeon cards (as mine).
> This means the only option one has is to downgrade to ubuntu 8.10.
> 2009/8/14 Marco Donnarumma <devel at thesaddj.com>
>> Thanks Jack,
>> as IOhannes confirmed it is probably a driver problem (anyway i don't
>> think i can make faster my pacth with [pix_snap] and family since they will
>> eat my cpu.., i prefer to manage this driver issue).
>> gfx card:
>> VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc M56P [Radeon Mobility
>> xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.12.1-0ubuntu2
>> xserver-xorg-video-radeon 1:6.12.1-0ubuntu2
>> i suggest using the latest (urgh) proprietary drivers to get decent openGL
>> yes, keep on looking i found out the same suggestion in other forums.
>> ok, i'll try to install that right away .. (i was afraid to hear it) :P
> Marco Donnarumma aka The !S.A.D!
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Marco Donnarumma aka The !S.A.D!
Multimedia Artist, Live Performer - Roma, IT
LAB: http://www.thesaddj.com | http://www.flxer.net
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