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Okay, got x and gnome installed... and I'm trying to install the proprietary driver from ati. I downloaded the .run file from ati, and the installer has an error loading the kernel module.
Here is the output from the installer
[Message] Kernel Module : Trying to install a precompiled kernel module.
[Message] Kernel Module : Precompiled kernel module version mismatched.
[Message] Kernel Module : Found kernel module build environment, generating kernel module now.
ATI module generator V 2.0
assuming new VMA API since we do have kernel 2.6.x...
doing Makefile based build for kernel 2.6.x and higher
make -C /lib/modules/126.96.36.199/build SUBDIRS=/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x modules
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-188.8.131.52'
CC [M] /lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/agp3.o
CC [M] /lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/nvidia-agp.o
CC [M] /lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/agpgart_be.o
/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/agpgart_be.c: In function `__fgl_agp_init':
/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/agpgart_be.c:8173: warning: `pm_register' is deprecated (declared at include/linux/pm.h:106)
/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/agpgart_be.c: In function `__fgl_agp_cleanup':
/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/agpgart_be.c:8183: warning: `pm_unregister_all' is deprecated (declared at include/linux/pm.h:116)
[More compilation stuff- cut off to not make thread to long]...
deprecated (declared at include/linux/module.h:568)
LD [M] /lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/firegl_agpgart/fglrx_agp.o
Building modules, stage 2.
LD [M] /lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/firegl_agpgart/fglrx_agp.ko
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-184.108.40.206'
AGPGART build succeeded with return value 0
finished compiling for fglrx_agp
duplicating results into driver repository...
- creating symlink
- recreating module dependency list
- trying a sample load of the kernel modules
[Error] Kernel Module : Failed to install compiled kernel module
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