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    Change Drivers?

    In Suse enterprise 10 desktop my graphics card is detected as FireGL 9000, when it is actually a ATI mobility radeon 9000.

    How do I switch the drivers?

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    Linux Engineer Javasnob's Avatar
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    I think the drivers might actually be the same; I'm not sure how ATI works, but the driver for all NVidia cards is nvidia or nv, depending on whether or not you want hardware acceleration. Several friends of mine use ATI and I'm pretty sure all of their drivers for ATI are fglrx, or something of that nature.
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    Thanks Javasnob

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    Linux Guru bigtomrodney's Avatar
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    Nov 2004
    I believe there is a universal driver architecture for ATI cards much like nVidia, or at least that is what they are working towards on linux. If your card is running and you are getting 3d acceleration you are most likely fine as you are.

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