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Old 01-29-2004, 11:09 AM   #1
mrnicke
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ATI Radeon 9200 on Debian, driver problems


Hi, got some probs with my gfx on linux machines.
Tried debian, mandrake and slackware.

On all three dists i was unable to use the ati module.
The dist didn't found any ati devices when loading X.

I got no idea what to do now, so if you have a system with ati modules fully working, pls help me out


thx // MrNicke
 
Old 01-29-2004, 11:58 AM   #2
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Have you try drivers from ATI website???
http://www.ati.com/support/drivers/l...x=7&submit.y=4
 
Old 01-29-2004, 12:48 PM   #3
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I was having huge troubles too but follow these guides:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...deon+slackware

the main tip I got was that in slack I had to use

modprobe agpgart agp_try_unsupported=1

instead of just modprobe agpgart

That thread is how I finally got mine installed good luck!

-CrewB
 
Old 01-29-2004, 05:38 PM   #4
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Yeh, tried the ati page.

Getting this error:

alien -i fglrx-glc22-4.1.0-3.7.0.i386.rpm
dpkg: error processing fglrx-glc22_4.1.0-4.7_i386.deb (--install):
trying to overwrite `/usr/X11R6/lib/libGL.so.1.2', which is also in package xlibmesa3-gl
dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
fglrx-glc22_4.1.0-4.7_i386.deb

thats when trying to install the rpm.

To: Crewblunts

Thx for that. I will try it now
 
Old 02-24-2004, 10:47 PM   #5
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did you get this working? if not please suggest an alternative video card I need something that's good, in stores now, and fully compatible with debian
 
Old 02-25-2004, 03:05 AM   #6
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No, not with this card yet, but i got a laptop with Radeon 9000 Mobility i think, and just got that working with 4.3.0 and the radeon driver
Don't ask me how because i don't know :P
 
Old 03-19-2004, 12:46 PM   #7
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I'm having the same problem with the ati radeon 9200. There's a driver for radeon in /usr/X11R6/modules/drivers called radeon_drv.o. My question now is how do I change it to that?

If it helps, ATI radeon 9200 has APG chipset.
 
  


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