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Sapphire HD6870 on Ubuntu 11.10

Hi,

Had anyone here have any success getting Radeon HD6870 running well in Ubuntu 11.10? (Smoothly)
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  1. what exactly is the issue? Are you using opensource xorg drivers, or the FGLRX ati/amd driver? Your card is definitively supported by the former...
  2. skittle said:
    what exactly is the issue? Are you using opensource xorg drivers, or the FGLRX ati/amd driver? Your card is definitively supported by the former...


    I had actually tried using both but none of them works well. The display does work but it doesn't run smoothly as compared to nvidia and intel onboard graphics that I have.
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    screen tearing?
    if so then enable anti-tearing in the amd config tool and set vsync in compiz (make sure 'sync to vblank' is checked):
    detailed instructions here:
    http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Oneiric_Installation_Guide#Video_Tearing
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