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Unfortunately this did not restore my setup as I had perhaps naively expected it to. All the rest the same. Create a new xorg. I keep thinking there was one other area If it’s not, then the installation didn’t go properly and I would recommend creating the packages, installing them, and then removing them.

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However, uninstalling the driver and rebooting always works. Driver is installed and I run sudo aticonfig –initial to finish installation. Post as a guest Name. All times are GMT The link above gives several steps. However, you still need to find the correct name of that script. Save backup copy of xorg. As you probably see, the first 3 variants just involve changes to the script name that happened over time. I used then Additional Drivers program to activate proprietary drivers and it worked without any problems!!

Broadcom Corporation Device b Kernel driver in use: To switch, select the graphics you want to run. Module fglrx is in use.


Page 1 of 2. When you get one that works, you are done and you can move on to the second command:.

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Originally Posted by nass. If you get a response to any of the first command variants above like this: I have been using the radeon driver, which works for most stuff – though I have recently tried the fglrx driver, and found it to be quite a bit faster and have better power management, though some OpenGL based programs won’t run correctly. However I installed the generic version instead of building a distribution specific installer.

I got fglrx driver to install, but what do I do with fglrx module? When it came time to remove the drivers, I used removepkg to uninstall both the fglrx driver and module, then copied back my fvlrx xorg.

First Command:

Next step is to reinstall mesa and libdrm. Email Required, but never shown. To get video hardware acceleration tested on all currently supported releases at the time of writingyou need to add four packages after installing the driver.


However, you still need to find the correct name of that script. Module NAME is in use. Hailwood 2, 13 37 The debia on this page advise on how to install and use fglrx. It simply means that you will have to use the Catalyst Control Center to configure your monitors as you should even in the case where this warning is not shown.

Now, execute the second command.

Thanks for the advice, I’ll let you know how it turns out! Qualcomm Atheros AR v2. Unfortunately this did not restore my setup as I had perhaps naively expected it to. No direct rendering after uninstalling fglrx. The following uninstwll correct the problem. Troubleshooting You may see a message like this: For 64 bit systems: