Archive > Tag: radeon

HowTo: Use a dual screen setup with two graphics cards on GNOME

Well, I've been having problems with radeon. My card (Firepro v4900) is overheating when a dual screen setup is in use. The reason seems to be pretty well outlined here: https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Radeon#Power_consumption_when_using_multi-head_.2F_multi-monitor

And my old friend, dpm, is to blame... Luckily, I got another …


HowTo: Fedora 20 and the FOSS xorg-x11-drv-ati driver

I've been having this problem lately:

My Fedora 20 would freeze; after a while, while using the <em>xorg-x11-drv-ati</em> driver.

Another thing I noticed, was the fan of the card going up and up like crazy.

First thing I did, was install <em>lm_sensors</em>:

yum -y install lm_sensors …