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* Fixed with command:
 
* Fixed with command:
 
  sudo ln /usr/lib/libGL.so.1.2 /usr/lib/libGL.so.1
 
  sudo ln /usr/lib/libGL.so.1.2 /usr/lib/libGL.so.1
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== installation hint ==
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I followed this guide and fglrxinfo yielded the desired output.
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But then I still got the following problems:
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* crash/restart of X when trying to run glxgears
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* crash/restart of X when trying to watch mythtv recording
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* visual artefacts from window creation
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The cause I assumed in that:
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<code>glxinfo | grep direct</code>
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did not yield 'yes' but 'no' and 'Mesa Indirect'
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Long search, quick solution:
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<code>apt-get remove xserver-xgl</code>
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'''Note:''' I don't really know what this actually does in the context of a desired installation, so try at your own risk. I assume this being installed from my earlier Feisty installation where I tried out compiz and AIGLX was not supported by the driver.
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After removing the xserver-xgl package, all problems described above vanished.
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Maybe someone with more detailed knowledge might find it useful to add a paragraph to the page.

Revision as of 19:09, 24 October 2007

Updated some information only applicable for Gutsy

I've updated some minor details about the fglrx-installation in Gutsy:

  • By default, Gutsy (and Feisty too) now have Universe and Multiverse enabled
  • The fglrx-version in Gutsy's linux-restricted-modules is 8.37.6 and not 8.28.8

Jealma 04:35, 19 October 2007 (CDT)

libGL error

  • fglrxinfo gives: libGL.so.1: cannot open shared object file.
  • Fixed with command:
sudo ln /usr/lib/libGL.so.1.2 /usr/lib/libGL.so.1

installation hint

I followed this guide and fglrxinfo yielded the desired output.

But then I still got the following problems:

  • crash/restart of X when trying to run glxgears
  • crash/restart of X when trying to watch mythtv recording
  • visual artefacts from window creation

The cause I assumed in that:

glxinfo | grep direct

did not yield 'yes' but 'no' and 'Mesa Indirect'

Long search, quick solution:

apt-get remove xserver-xgl

Note: I don't really know what this actually does in the context of a desired installation, so try at your own risk. I assume this being installed from my earlier Feisty installation where I tried out compiz and AIGLX was not supported by the driver.

After removing the xserver-xgl package, all problems described above vanished.

Maybe someone with more detailed knowledge might find it useful to add a paragraph to the page.