opensuse 11 desktop effect issues

I installed opensuse 11 on my laptop dell inspiron 9200
ATI mobility 9600 graphcs card. While the basic functionality seem to work fine, I have been having a total unstable behaviour with 3d enabled (with ATI proprietary driver).

  1. suspend to ram does not work (with or without 3d)
  2. ctl+alt+backspace to restart (or go to console with
    ctl+alt+f1 and back) sends the laptop to a freeze and all I can do is to unplug. Nothing works.
  3. I installed torcs and when I run it, it crashes. or full video mode freezes the laptop
    Has anyone experienced any of the above ? Laptop freezes, so I don’t know where to get logs. Any help is greatly appreciated
    here is my xorg.conf some parts

Section “ServerFlags”
Option “AIGLX” “on”
Option “AllowMouseOpenFail” “on”
Option “IgnoreABI” “on”
Option “ZapWarning” “on”

Section “Device”
BoardName “ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9600/9700 Series (M10/M11 4E50)”
Driver “fglrx”
Identifier “Device[0]”
Option “XAANoOffscreenPixmaps” “true”
Option “Capabilities” “0x00000000”
Option “OpenGLOverlay” “off”
Option “FSAAScale” “0”
Option “FSAAEnable” “off”
Option “VideoOverlay” “on”
VendorName “ATI”

Section “DRI”
Group “video”
Mode 0660

Section “Extensions”
Option “Composite” “on”

I greatly appreciate any help. Has anyone installed OpenSuse 11 on a dell 9200 inspiron desktop ? or anyone with the dreaded ATI mobility (9600) chip ?
thanks in advance

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