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Old 02-17-2005, 03:20 PM   #1
cootetom
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module fglrx


hi, i have just installed the xfree86 window system and then installed ati's own drivers for my radeon x300 graphics card.

When i start x the following error occurs:

Failed to load module "fglrx" (module does not exist, 0)
No drivers available

No Screens Found.

Is this a module i need in the kernel? I am using kernel version 2.4.27. Do i need to re-compile the kernel with this module? Or is it something that just needs loading?

If so could someone tell me how to do this.

Thanks
 
Old 07-14-2005, 12:28 PM   #2
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The 2.6 kernel has an ATI driver built in (though it is not the best). You may try to update your kernel to the 2.6 kernel.
 
Old 07-14-2005, 02:23 PM   #3
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If the module will not load with "modprobe fglrx" then it is either not built correctly or not supported. Have you considered an updatre to a 2.6 kernel?

Did you use the "installer" or, did you install it manually?
 
Old 07-15-2005, 12:46 AM   #4
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You can install the fglrx driver by following the instructions at this page: http://xoomer.virgilio.it/flavio.sta...installer.html
It has prebuilt debian packages as well as a guide to compiling them yourself.
This driver is (a repackaging of) the official ati linux driver and is faster and more robust than the free driver.
 
  


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