Re: [Nolug] Debian and ATI Radeon 9200

From: Ron Johnson <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 11:45:07 -0500
Message-Id: <1091033107.6670.70.camel@haggis.homelan>

On Wed, 2004-07-28 at 11:00 -0500, Friedrich Gurtler wrote:
> Heya
> Pretty noobish here, so bear with me. I cut out most of the spam from
> these commands so you can just see what I did.
> I am trying to get my ATI Radeon and Debian to play nicely together. I
> downloaded the ATI driver, and converted the rpm to a deb.
> So obviously it didnt like the fake kernel that I sorta built. How do I
> obtain the exact kernel source from debian for my release? =/

Get an nvidia card? They show that they care about selling to the
Linux crowd by keeping the driver in sync with the Windows driver,
and have an open-source "wrapper" that encloses the binary-only

I had great success with that on my Debian box.

Ron Johnson, Jr.
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