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EndSection Section "Device" Identifier "ATI" Driver "fglrx" # this is the important bit # If X refuses to use the screen resolution you asked for, # uncomment this; see "Bugs and Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Loading « Wicd - Easy network connection manager in Debian Debian Sources List Generator » Sponsored Link Categories Backup Database Free-Tools Flavio Stanchina — Sun, 13 Nov 2005 17:37:43 +0100 fglrx-installer (8.18.6-1) experimental; urgency=low New upstream version. modules_image (i.e do an extra "make-kpkg configure" before "make-kpkg modules_image") Another workaround is to apply a patch that restores a sane behavior (from the Linux Kernel mailing list). Check This Out

Broken SiS AGP support Kevin Schlichter reports: "I'm running an SiS chipset, and found that the AGP support doesn't work in the 2.4 series, and not in the 2.6 series until Option "UseInternalAGPGART" "no" EndSection Section "Screen" Identifier "your screen" Device "ATI" Monitor "your monitor" DefaultDepth 24 SubSection "Display" Depth 24 Modes "1280x960" # this is only an example, # use your ATI Linux driver packages for Debian Warning: these instruction are obsolete; I'm leaving them here only for historical reference. After fixing this, I came to another error complaining about fglrx_gamma… I found the solution at http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Hardy_Installation_Guide#Fix_for_an_error which basically involves extracting the driver then setting a link to the package - https://wiki.debian.org/ATIProprietary

Debian Radeon Driver

If you prefer to build the packages with m-a from your own user account (with ~/src/linux being the kernel source): mkdir -p ~/src/modass module-assistant -u ~/src/modass -k ~/src/linux install fglrx Note: Section "Device" Identifier "ATI Technologies, Inc. This patch is already included in my packages, you don't need to apply it yourself. User Name Remember Me?

  • To get an X session started all I did was to use the vesa driver instead of the ati driver in xorg.conf, Section "Device" Identifier "ATI Technologies, Inc.
  • By the way, several people wrote to ask where the link should be created.
  • Quake 2 is still one of the best games ever; unfortunately, the Linux version is not available from id Software's site, but there is a package in Debian.
  • Could I just simply alien the RPM from ATI's website, and install it, and have working 3D acceleration?
  • If that happens to you, you can tweak discover's configuration or you can simply move the agpgart.* files away from /lib/modules.
  • I stopped X. /etc/init.d/gdm stop modprobe -v fglrx Which displays info about fglrx if successful.
  • It's not a hardware problem, because I can see Linux boot in text mode on the DVI port; also, the Windows XP driver works fine (not that I would want to
  • No problems with ATI menus (using KDE).
  • Good telling.

I'm using a IBM T41p with a ATI Technologies Inc M10 NT [FireGL Mobility T2] (rev 80). January 18, 2005 Driver version 8.8.25 is available, release notes are here. After trying to use the debian fglrx-driver, which is currently in SID and getting lots of issues, I gave up and gave the ATI Installerīs package builder a try. Firmware-linux-nonfree January 29, 2005 Package version 8.8.25-2 supports AMD64 and X.Org.

Hardware detection tools might try to load the radeon DRM module automatically during startup; if that happens to you, either tweak the tools' configuration or disable the radeon DRM module. # Debian Jessie Fglrx A. This list shows the options I've been using successfully for the past two years; these options are correct for kernel 2.6.10, but they should be the same for any 2.6.x kernel Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

At this point I quit in frustration and just ran the ATI installer. Debian Stretch Fglrx Install packages and compile the kernel module You need to install the "fglrx-driver" and "fglrx-kernel-src" packages; the "fglrx-driver-dev" package contains header files and the libfglrx_gamma.a static library and you need it sh ati-driver-installer-8.24.8-x86.run --buildpkg Debian/Testing It creates 5 packages in whatever directory you put the orginal file. fglrx-installer_8.19.10-1.tar.gz (41400 bytes) fglrx-installer_8.19.10-1.dsc (864 bytes) Download the files above into a directory of your choice (preferably /usr/src) and unpack with dpkg-source -x fglrx-installer_8.19.10-1.dsc Then cd into the newly created fglrx-installer-8.19.10

Debian Jessie Fglrx

WARNING: These packages include slightly experimental AMD64 / X.Org support. module-assistant prepare module-assistant auto-install fglrx To test whether it had worked.... Debian Radeon Driver November 27, 2005 Official packages entered sid today. Debian Amdgpu Thanks Dietrich Radel: testing and several useful ideas Alexandru Fomin: countless patches Many others for bug reports and suggestions.

This means that the fglrx driver requires a link from /usr/X11R6/lib64 to lib because it is compiled for a “hybrid”(???) system that puts 64-bit libraries into /.../lib64. his comment is here Build-Depends on libstdc++5 because the prebuilt binaries require it. Flavio Stanchina — Sat, 22 Oct 2005 16:05:04 +0200 fglrx-installer (8.16.20-1) experimental; urgency=low New upstream version. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know. Xserver-xorg-video-radeon

Several id Software games have a Linux version and/or demo. Gary Dale on August 18, 2009 at 1:55 am said: Went back to the vesa driver. If you use these packages, please send me an email and tell me if they work. http://alladinsys.com/debian-jessie/debian-ati-driver.php The error unable to acquire AGP, error "xf86_ENOMEM" in your X server log usually means that you are using the built-in AGP support with an unsupported chipset.

As you can see from my previous comment, I was quite wound up about it - I only solved it because I ran module-assistant, which installed the IA32 libs as a Fglrx-driver CONFIG_TMPFS=y ATI says POSIX shared memory is required! Building for a specific X version If you want to build for a specific X version, use the following command: XTYPE=XFree86 XVERSION=4.3.0 dpkg-buildpackage -b -rfakeroot -tc -uc -D The following X

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You have two choices: the ATI driver's built-in AGP support or the kernel agpgart driver. Even removing the existing file and restarting X wouldn't allow me to get past that point. until then I'll work with the standard radeon driver from X. Amd Catalyst Debian Jessie If you are absolutely sure that you always want to use the kernel's builtin AGP support, you can set CONFIG_AGP=y, but I do not recommend this as there are no advantages

If you are currently running X, your card will be in use and you won't be able to load the module. If you do and run into trouble, at least avoid filing bug reports in the Debian BTS. This has no consequences until the fglrx driver is installed, but if you remove it in the future, you'll need to reinstall xlibmesa-gl. [amd64] AMD64 RPMs are in a different directory. http://alladinsys.com/debian-jessie/debian-driver-ati.php The ATI driver supports many more (important) OpenGL extensions than the open source driver does.

OpenGL renderer string: RADEON X550 Generic OpenGL version string: 2.0.5755 (8.24.8) [email protected]:~$ fgl_glxgears Using GLX_SGIX_pbuffer 2587 frames in 5.0 seconds = 517.400 FPS 3222 frames in 5.0 seconds = 644.400 FPS Find More Posts by Crushing Belial 05-04-2006, 02:35 AM #2 basileus Member Registered: Nov 2004 Location: Turku, Finland Distribution: Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo Posts: 388 Rep: Yes, you could. BTW, mine is Debian Lenny, if that matters at all. The symptoms are the following: if multiple resolutions are listed in XF86Config (such as "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600"), the display will open at 1024x768 with a noticeable delay (a couple of

Thanks to Alexandru, Peter and others. August 20, 2005 Driver version 8.16.20 is available, release notes are here. (the list of supported products above is outdated, please refer to the release notes) June 9, 2005 Driver version The flicker is annoying but not so bad as the slowness of the ATI fglrx driver I'd managed to get installed. Make sure to remove any old /usr/src/modules/fglrx directory after an upgrade of the fglrx package, because module-assistant will not do that for you.

Mailing list A. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Tux Racer is one of the cutest games around. I still can't understand why it was so, but now support for the Radeons is officially back and everyone should be happy.

If the upgrade doesn't work as expected, please report any problems to me. If this link doesn't exist on your system, you can create it with the following command: ln -s lib /usr/X11R6/lib64 This link is required for 3D acceleration to work. If you do, please share your experience. Feedback is welcome. [Update: this has been confirmed to work by several users.

What I did before starting with mikethefrog's guide is uninstalled the fglrx-driver. debian/rules: removed --remove-files from the tar call because a) it's pointless, as it is followed by "rm -r modules" already and b) doesn't work with tar 1.15 that wants options before As Root If you run:- sh ati-driver-installer-8.24.8-x86.run --help It lists all the available options for you. It appears that the ATI driver does not support the DVI port on my Radeon 8500 LE: the monitor goes into standby mode as soon as X starts up.

Deb is a good distro but we can't keep wasting our lives it really should be sorted out at the distro team level….but maybe we can all make some progress by I then went into xorg.conf and made the following changes...