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From: "Sven Vermeulen (swift)" <swift@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc-cvs@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-doc-cvs] gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en: ati-faq.xml
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 18:04:15
swift       12/06/29 16:20:10

  Modified:             ati-faq.xml
  Fix bug #421257 - Update ATI instructions for configuring X

Revision  Changes    Path
1.54                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/ati-faq.xml

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Index: ati-faq.xml
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/ati-faq.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.53
retrieving revision 1.54
diff -u -r1.53 -r1.54
--- ati-faq.xml	14 Jun 2012 06:43:24 -0000	1.53
+++ ati-faq.xml	29 Jun 2012 16:20:09 -0000	1.54
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
 <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/ati-faq.xml,v 1.53 2012/06/14 06:43:24 nightmorph Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/ati-faq.xml,v 1.54 2012/06/29 16:20:09 swift Exp $ -->
 <title>Gentoo Linux ATI FAQ</title>
@@ -27,8 +27,8 @@
 <!-- See -->
 <title>Hardware Support</title>
@@ -200,8 +200,9 @@
-You may not need to manually create <path>xorg.conf</path> or modify it. Try
-running without it first. You can also use the Xorg auto configuration option:
+You may not need to manually create <path>xorg.conf</path> or modify it if you
+are using the open-source radeon driver. Try running without it first. If this
+fails, you can use the auto-configuration option of X:
 <pre caption="Autoconfiguring X">
@@ -209,6 +210,12 @@
+If you use the propriatary ATI drivers, you can get assistance for configuring
+X through the <c>aticonfig</c> application (which is part of the
+<c>ati-drivers</c> package).
 For more information on how to get a basic <c>xorg.conf</c> configuration file,
 please refer to the <uri link="/doc/en/xorg-config.xml">Gentoo X Server
@@ -219,11 +226,6 @@
 tool by emerging <c>x11-misc/xac</c>, but isn't required.
-You can use <c>aticonfig</c> if you have installed the <c>ati-drivers</c>
 If you're using <c>ati-drivers</c>, then you'll need to disable <c>radeonfb</c>
 (and probably any other framebuffer drivers) in your kernel config, as it