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Old 07-22-2005, 03:15 AM   #1
PJLadd
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ATI Radeon 9600 SE and Drivers


Hey guys,

I having so much trouble installing my video card drivers. I have Mandriva Linux 10.1 and a ATI Radeon 9600 SE card. No games would work, and Tux Racer would run very slow. For example in a game:

loading opengl32: QGL_Init: Can't load opengl32 from /etc/ld.so.conf or current dir: /usr/local/games/wolfenstein/opengl32: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

***********************************************************
You are using software Mesa (no hardware acceleration)!
Driver DLL used: libGL.so.1
If this is intentional, add
"+set r_allowSoftwareGL 1"
to the command line when starting the game.
***********************************************************
^ That is what I'm trying to change

I found a guide online to help me install the drivers and they are not helping at all.

First off, I downloaded the drivers off the ATI website, they were .run files, I installed them and run fglrxconfig in the konsole. Everything went fine. The next step was install the modules, I go to /lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod subdir and execute './make.sh' to build a fully customed kernel module. When I run make.sh, I get the following:

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

So, I download the source code, install it successfully and try again. This time I get this error.

ATI module generator V 2.0
==========================
initializing...
Error:
kernel includes at /usr/src/linux/include do not match current kernel.
they are versioned as ""
instead of "2.6.11-6mdksmp".
you might need to adjust your symlinks:
- /usr/include
- /usr/src/linux

What can I do now, one problem just leads to another. Please help me someone.
 
Old 07-23-2005, 01:10 PM   #2
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Which kernel are you running, and which version of the source did you download? That error message means that whatever version source code is in /usr/src/linux isn't the same version as that of your current kernel.

(I just went through all of this with my 9800...hate ATI drivers )
 
  


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