video artifacts in kde

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Sat Oct 9 07:45:16 BST 2004

Trevor Smith wrote:
> On October 8, 2004 6:42 pm, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>>No, the general wisdom is that you need to see if there is an ATI driver
>>that works better or see if there is a patch for the X.ORG "radeon" driver.
>>The current X.ORG release is 6.8.1 so you might want to upgrade.
> Screw it. I dug around and looked at that gatos site that supposedly has 
> drivers for ati cards and it is MONUMENTALLY confusing. No chance any normal 
> end user could ever use it.

Apparently ATI is falling behind in their support.

> As for updating X, it's only slightly less intimidating and confusing. I 
> couldn't even begin to guess where to start trying to upgrade -- and that's 
> AFTER reading the instructions at the XFree site.

Fedora has posted 6.7.0-9:

and the current release is available as "development":

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