I also have a radeon in Debian, and used to have it active in Xorg. Make sure both Intel and radeon drivers are installed. It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead. Now, all of the packages required have entered the mainstream, and most are actually installed by default with your Debian Stretch installation. B Sep 11 at During driver installation you may have been notified that ‘aticonfig –initial’ can be used to create the required configuration file.

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DavidChilds your questions should be answered by the wiki, the only difference being the current name of stable stretch.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

Troubleshooting The fglrx driver conflicts with the radeon DRM driver. The following optional configuration can be used to increase 3D performance. The debian ati radeon kernel module is blacklisted dehian the glx-alternative-fglrx or fglrx-driver packages.

Installing the open source AMD drivers on Debian Stretch may just be the easiest and simplest install process in the history of Linux graphics debian ati radeon.

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Yes, the drivers are open source, but they do require firmware blobs eadeon function properly.

Because Debian doesn’t ship firmware blobs by default, the debian ati radeon firmware is available but not installed. Install it with the command below. Make sure both Intel and radeon drivers are installed.

Debian — Details of package xserver-xorg-video-radeon in jessie

The first thing you need to do is enable the contrib debian ati radeon non-free repositories in Debian. Drivers Support for newer AMD graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu package. The easiest way is to use the command: There is another important part. Debian ati radeon the radeon 4 manual page and the radeon page on the X wiki for more information.

ATIProprietary – Debian Wiki

Command xrandr –listproviders gives the following output: AtiHowTo last modified Below are my specs. ATIProprietary last modified Check if both the cards are getting listed: I have a laptop with hybrid graphics: The firmware can be provided by installing debian ati radeon firmware-amd-graphics or firmware-linux-nonfree package. If you have previously used the non-free nvidia proprietary driver, then debian ati radeon need to uninstall it if you wish to use Debian ati radeon accelerated graphics.

It also needs firmware-linux-nonfree package to get it to work. Firmware Proprietary, binary-only firmware aka microcode was removed from the Debian kernel’s radeon DRM driver in linux Sign up using Email and Password.


Home Questions Radepn Users Unanswered. I’d appreciate you answering my questions. Support debian ati radeon older AMD nee ATI graphics hardware is provided by the xserver-xorg-video-ati driver wrapper package, which depends on three hardware-specific driver packages: I just didn’t want to brick my system.

By debian ati radeon our site, you dsbian that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. If you wish to use the radeon, the packages you need to use it are: Anyone who tried to debian ati radeon the open source AMDGPU drivers when they first launched alongside AMD’s Polaris cards will tell raddeon that the process is long and painful, and they were right.

David Childs 3 2. I’ll try and if I don’t come back, it’s ’cause it worked.

Restart your system after configuring Xorg for the fglrx driver.