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Chad Bernier (berniercr) wrote : Re: [Bug 201330] Re: [regression] need to whitelist multiple ATI cards, or remove blacklisting
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yea, ubuntu's decision to blacklist radeon mobilities and their decision to
not support fake raid 5, has really been causing me to doubt my choice of
ubuntu. I might try something else
On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 10:13 AM, David Chamberlain <
<email address hidden>> wrote:

> I also have the Radeon Mobility M7 LW [Radeon Mobility 7500] video card
> as a part of my Dell Inspiron 5100 which has always worked so long as
> xorg.conf was setup correctly. If my understanding is correct, Ubuntu
> is disabling compiz on ATI cards using the OPEN SOURCE driver???? The
> OPEN SOURCE driver which by the way WORKS, and the PROPRIETARY one
> doesn't (thanks to some really asinine back room OEM deals ATI made
> awhile back) and Ubuntu disables **working** video cards using an **open
> source** driver??
> Okay what just happened here, I'm feeling a bit dizzy because this is
> definitely **NOT** the way I thought things worked...
> --bornagainpenguin
> PS: If my understanding is incorrect, I apologize now, but really what
> am I supposed to think when it appears my WORKING video card is being
> blacklisted because.... wait for it..... it's using an open source
> driver!
> ** Attachment added: "lspci -vn.txt"
> --
> [regression] need to whitelist multiple ATI cards, or remove blacklisting
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