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Old 06-08-2004, 12:44 AM   #1
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ATI 9200 fglrxinfo


I downloaded the RPM and used rpm2tgz to convert it... used installpkg to install the drivers and ran thru fglrxconfig and restarted xfce... I cant seem to get openGL to display the Radion drivers however...

/sbin/lspci
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 5961 (rev 01)
01:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 5941 (rev 01)

I would nto mind but I plan on running games on here and was just wondering what is causing this...
btw

bash-2.05b$ fglrxinfo
display: :0.0 screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: Mesa project: www.mesa3d.org
OpenGL renderer string: Mesa GLX Indirect
OpenGL version string: 1.3 Mesa 4.0.4

there
 
Old 06-08-2004, 04:18 AM   #2
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Did you rebuild the ATi kernel module first?
 
Old 06-08-2004, 05:02 AM   #3
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I dont think so, I just followed the instructions that were given on the ATI site, I am new to linux and really would not know how to even do that
 
Old 06-08-2004, 05:33 AM   #4
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Ok, as root the following
Code:
 
1) cd /lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod
2) ./make.sh"
3) cd ../
4) ./make_install.sh
 
Old 06-08-2004, 09:03 AM   #5
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I've been reading the HowTo from ATI's website and also your post, finally got mine to work~!!! Well... at least the 3D screen savers don't lag anymore
Thanks~!!!

I have a Radeon 9200 and running Redhat 9, no kernel upgrades yet, going to try that later
Here's what i did:
Code:
# rpm -Uh --force <ati_package_name>.rpm
# cd /lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod
# sh make.sh"
# cd ..
# sh make_install.sh
# fglrxconfig
# reboot
# fglrxinfo
then you should get something like this:
display: :0.0 screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: RADEON 9200SE DDR Generic
OpenGL version string: 1.3 (X4.3.0-3.9)


One odd thing I noticed when I open the Display Settings under the Advance tab is that the Video card Type is unknown and you can't tick the enable hardware 3d acceleration...
But, its still a lot faster than before~! glxgears gives me 900+FPS, haha

Hoep to hear anybody's advice here~ CheerS~!

~WiLL~
 
Old 06-08-2004, 02:04 PM   #6
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I knwo the problem but I dont kno whow to fix it...

bash-2.05b# sh make.sh
ATI module generator V 2.0
==========================
initializing...
kernel includes at /usr/src/linux/include not found or incomplete
file: /usr/src/linux/include/linux/version.h
 
Old 06-08-2004, 05:37 PM   #7
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Can you do "ls -l /usr/src" and post the output.
 
Old 06-08-2004, 09:27 PM   #8
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bash-2.05b# ls -l /usr/src
total 8
drwxr-xr-x 2 merlyn users 4096 Jun 7 00:18 ATI
drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 Oct 12 2003 rpm
 
Old 06-09-2004, 12:34 AM   #9
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Your kernel source is missing, you should see something like the following,
Code:
bern@beast:~$ ls -l /usr/src
total 4
drwxr-xr-x    2 bern     users         128 Mar 18 09:13 ATI/
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root           13 May  4 18:21 linux -> linux-2.4.26//
drwxr-xr-x   15 bern     users         768 Apr 22 10:52 linux-2.4.26/
drwxr-xr-x   15 root     root          768 Apr 24 09:43 linux-2.4.27-pre1/
drwxr-xr-x    7 root     root          168 Dec 12  2002 rpm/
bern@beast:~$
 
Old 06-09-2004, 01:22 AM   #10
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and where can I get my kernel source...
 
Old 06-09-2004, 01:36 AM   #11
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From the slackware cd - or you can download and build a new kernel.
 
Old 06-09-2004, 01:42 AM   #12
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Are you sure...b/c I know I have upgraded kernels... I used swaret to get the 2.4.26 and installed it... when i was stuck with the problem of finding the source I have always found it in another folder, which I forget as of this moment...
 
Old 06-09-2004, 01:50 AM   #13
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just download the 2.4.26 source package from the same place you got the swaret kernel from, once it's installed it will be in /usr/src because that is where they belong.
 
Old 06-18-2004, 01:45 AM   #14
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Ok, I reinstalled slackware for various reasons and completed everything you told me to but fglrxinfo displays

Xlib: extension "XFree86-DRI" missing on display ":0.0".
display: :0.0 screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: Mesa project: www.mesa3d.org
OpenGL renderer string: Mesa GLX Indirect
OpenGL version string: 1.3 Mesa 4.0.4


bash-2.05b# sh make_install.sh
- creating symlink
- recreating module dependency list
- trying a sample load of the kernel module
Warning: loading /lib/modules/2.4.26/kernel/drivers/char/drm/fglrx.o will taint the kernel: non-GPL license - Proprietary. (C) 2002 - ATI Technologies, Starnberg, GERMANY
See http://www.tux.org/lkml/#export-tainted for information about tainted modules
Module fglrx loaded, with warnings
done.

I got that when running make_install.sh
Also...


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Old 06-18-2004, 05:41 AM   #15
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Do "lsmod" and see if the agpgart modules is loaded.
 
  


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