Graphics driver for ATI RAGE chipsets


io-display [-vf]
           -d vid=[0x]vendor_id,did=[0x]device_id[,deviceindex=index]
           [-c config_file] [-p priority]

Runs on:





For the general io-display options that you can use with this driver, see io-display.


The driver provides accelerated 2D support for the specified graphics chipsets.

Note: Graphics drivers run at a higher priority than applications, but they shouldn't run at a higher priority than the audio, or else breaks in the audio occur. You can use the on command to adjust the priorities of the audio and graphics drivers.

Supported chipsets

Acceleration features

Feature Provision
Solid fills Yes
Pattern fills Yes
Onscreen blitting Yes
Offscreen blitting Yes
Chroma-keyed blitting Yes
Alpha blending No
Raster OPs Partial
Bitmaps Yes

Video Overlay/Scaler support

Feature Provision
YUV formats Yes (packed and planar)
RGB formats Yes (RGB 555, 565, 8888)
Up scaling Yes
Down scaling Yes

Other features

Feature Provision
Hardware Cursor Yes
TV Out Yes (PAL and NTSC)
Video capture No
DPMS (power saving) Yes


Resolution and refresh support

Display size (pixels): Refresh rate (Hz): Color depth (bits per pixel):
640x480 60, 72, 75, 85 8, 15, 16, 24, 32
800x600 60, 72, 75, 85 8, 15, 16, 24, 32
1024x768 60, 70, 75, 85 8, 15, 16, 24, 32
1280x1024 60, 70, 75, 85 8, 15, 16, 24, 32



This driver needs the following at runtime:
Software rasterization library

See also: