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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...
Distribution: Redhat Linux 8 & 9, Fedora Core 2, XP
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
I have a Radeon 9200 and running Redhat 9, no kernel upgrades yet, going to try that later
Here's what i did:
# rpm -Uh --force <ati_package_name>.rpm
# cd /lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod
# sh make.sh"
# cd ..
# sh make_install.sh
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
I knwo the problem but I dont kno whow to fix it...
bash-2.05b# sh make.sh
ATI module generator V 2.0
kernel includes at /usr/src/linux/include not found or incomplete
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...
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
I got that when running make_install.sh
Last edited by Shr00mBoXx; 06-18-2004 at 01:51 AM.