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Not works with Feisty Fawn Herd 5
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I'm out of lgeaue here. Too much brain power on display!
:: The patch not works at this: '''sudo patch < ~/fglrx-2.6.20.patch''' the system asks for file can't found it.
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::: UPDATE: The patch seems works fine but still not working for 3D acceleration install..
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*OpenGL vendor string: Mesa project: www.mesa3d.org
 
*OpenGL renderer string: Mesa GLX Indirect
 
*OpenGL version string: 1.4 (1.5 Mesa 6.5.2)
 
  
== This is all hard ==
 
  
Very hard work indeed and it still doesn't do dual head. is there any way of getting a non 3d driver going, which will just show a movie on my projector. I rebooted a lot today, a lot.
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Is this still up to date? In particular the "Disable Composite Extension" part? I mean, does the disabling still need to be done? --[[Special:Contributions/88.73.201.32|88.73.201.32]] 05:26, 18 June 2011 (CDT)
 
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== OpenGL not working, so no Google Earth - and many other programs ==
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I did my share of rebooting, too.<br>
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I'm really frustrated.<br>
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Is this a hardware limitation (I have X1650 Pro) or a driver limitation?
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:You need to troubleshoot your installation method. -- [[User:Mooninite|Mooninite]] 14:10, 27 March 2007 (CDT)
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== 2.6.20 Patching ==
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''IMPORTANT: This method will not work with 2.6.20.* kernels.'' Is this still true? My feisty install is kernel 2.6.20-13-generic and it was trivial to install fglrx using the first method mentioned.  If the second method is still really required, it would be good to say why (eg, something is busted in Ubuntu's 26.20 ?)
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== aticonfig --overlay-type=Xv: core dumps ==
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*** glibc detected *** aticonfig: munmap_chunk(): invalid pointer: 0xbfe04a91 ***
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======= Backtrace: =========
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/lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6(cfree+0x1bb)[0xb7d65f5b]
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aticonfig[0x805be17]
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aticonfig[0x805bf2a]
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aticonfig[0x8052f5a]
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aticonfig[0x80531aa]
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aticonfig[0x804ab0d]
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aticonfig[0x80497d9]
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aticonfig[0x80496cb]
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/lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xdc)[0xb7d10ebc]
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aticonfig[0x8049601]
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Doesn't crash with the --initial option.
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Rebooted and this time it just hangs.  (2.6.20-13 generic; Mobility Radeon 9700.)
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== aticonfig Core Dumps ==
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I found the problem with these instructions for those of us getting the initial core dumps when using aticonfig --initial or --overlay
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The problem is the order in which the instructions are given. 
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To fix this I had to first black list the fglrx and then reboot.
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If you don't black list this driver and reboot first, you will get an error when you run
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sudo dpkg -i xorg-driver-fglrx_8.36.5-1*.deb
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The error you will get is the following:
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Starting atieventsd: already started
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This will cause all aticonfig settings to choke.
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Latest revision as of 04:28, 18 June 2011

I'm out of lgeaue here. Too much brain power on display!



Is this still up to date? In particular the "Disable Composite Extension" part? I mean, does the disabling still need to be done? --88.73.201.32 05:26, 18 June 2011 (CDT)