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ballsystemlord

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Hello, now that I want to swith my desktop from Opensuse to Funtoo I remmember that some of the AMD cards requier a seperate binary only proprietary driver. The Linux kernel has been upgraded several times since 3.0 and so they might have a driver out or I might need to do some magic to get my card working properly, I'm not certain.
Mine is the R7770. Here's the output of lspci:


01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Cape Verde [Radeon HD 7700 Series] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. Device 2710
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 74
Memory at c0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at fea00000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256K]
I/O ports at e000 [size=256]
Expansion ROM at fea40000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: [48] Vendor Specific Information: Len=08 <?>
Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
Capabilities: [58] Express Legacy Endpoint, MSI 00
Capabilities: [a0] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
Capabilities: [100] Vendor Specific Information: ID=0001 Rev=1 Len=010 <?>
Capabilities: [150] Advanced Error Reporting
Capabilities: [270] #19
Kernel driver in use: radeon


I would research this myself, however, I'm not sure where to start since if I did a web search I'll undoubtably get a bunch of outdated info.

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Go to  www.funtoo.org

Type amd in the white Search box in the upper right hand corner.

 Hit enter on your keyboard

The first result is what you are looking for :D



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aryvandaar

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http://www.funtoo.or...t_Video_Drivers


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