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Re: [Public WebGL] FF4 webgl doesn't work on ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250



Should maybe make the black-list web page a little clearer!

> Hi,
>
> Firefox indeed requires Catalyst 10.6 or newer. As you note, this is only
> a 'commercial' version number, and the actual check that is performed is
> on the 'internal' version number, and we require >= 8.741.0.0.
>
> Can you check in your Windows registry the value of the "DriverVersion"
> key?
>
> Benoit
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>> At 11:17 PM -0600 3/10/11, Steve Baker wrote:
>> >https://wiki.mozilla.org/Blocklisting/Blocked_Graphics_Drivers#AMD.2FATI_cards
>> >
>> >...it says you need ATI driver version 10.6 or later...looks like you
>> >have 10.1 - so do a driver upgrade and you'll be fine!
>>
>> No ... the 10.1 I reported was the DirectX version -- that version
>> didn't change after I updated the drivers.
>>
>> I was able to get WebGL working by upgrading the Radeon Mobility 4xxx
>> drivers
>>
>> http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/radeonmod_win7-32.aspx
>>
>> The download on that page referenced a 11.2 version number:
>>
>> Catalyst Software Suite, Revision 11.2, Release Date 2/15/2011
>>
>> But that 11.2 never appeared later and doesn't appear to be part of
>> the updated driver.
>>
>> The only obvious driver version change was to this:
>>
>> OpenGL 3.3 Catalyst 8.821.0.0, 26-Jan-11
>>
>> Which is the same version number that about:support reports.
>>
>> The Blocklisting page
>> https://wiki.mozilla.org/Blocklisting/Blocked_Graphics_Drivers#AMD.2FATI_cards
>> states that FF requires ATI drivers 10.6 or newer.
>>
>> The numbering for latest driver ATI supplies for the Mobility Radeon
>> HD 4xxx series: 8.821.0.0 doesn't follow this pattern.
>>
>> I read some of the FF bugzilla issue threads ... wow, what a
>> complicated mess!
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