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Old 02-28-2007, 04:00 AM   #1
HumptyBk315
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AT Radeon X1600, Does not load, Fedora 6


Ok So I'm a newbie to Fedora 6, I've been trying to install Fedora on my new Laptop an LG S1 Pro. I have yet to get the Wireless Card or the Video Card to work correctly. At the moment I'm trying to set up the Video Card.

It has a Radeon Mobility X1600 Chip. Currenty it is running the Vesa driver. I went to ATI website and downloaded ati-driver-installer-8.34.8-x86.x86_64.run. Ran the install did automatic and did the
aticonfig --initial

When I rebooted I got an error libst++.so.5 not found. So I got the rpm installed the package. It still does not work and now when I check the Xorg.log I see

.... fglrx_drv.so: cannot restore segment port$, failed to load fglrx.so
"UnloadModule "fglrx"

I've hit a wall now no more help on Google.
Some people say to use Yum and install kmod-fglrx, unfortunetly I haven't set up the Wireless card, trying to solve this problem first. Any Ideas greatly appreciated.

Cheers,

Anthony
 
Old 02-28-2007, 04:19 AM   #2
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If your wireless does not work out-of-the-box, chances are the native driver for it either doesn't exist or doesn't simply work. In this case you may need to resort to a program called ndiswrapper that can install Windows (.inf) drivers for your card and use them. I would proceed in this order (if you have access to wired internet, you may leave the wireless for later):

- find out what wireless card your laptop has (exact model)
- get the driver file (Windows .inf file) for it; there are some in the internet, or some you may have to extract from a .exe file (first get .cab files out of the .exe, then get .inf file out of the .cab)
- get and install ndiswrapper and ndiswrapper-utils packages (preferrably using Yum)
- remove any old wireless drivers from your kernel using rmmod, if they exist
- use ndiswrapper to install drivers from the .inf file
- make sure ndiswrapper module is loaded to your kernel and test if the card works (iwlist scan)
- if it works, blacklist the old kernel modules (if any) and make ndiswrapper be automatically loaded to the kernel during boot
- now that you have it working, follow the instructions in ATI's site to remove ATI driver
- using Yum install the fglrx drivers from Fedora reposity; usually distribution-specific drivers tend to work better than those directly from ATI, because when you install a binary (.rpm) package it may do other needed alterations to the system for you that you would otherwise have to do manually

If the ndiswrapper part sounds difficult, don't worry; there are good step-by-step howtos for Fedora about how to install ndiswrapper and then how to use it to install the .inf file after you've got it (or even where/how to get it). First time I did it it took me 10 minutes to get a wireless card on a laptop work; most of the time I spent finding the correct .inf file from the web. In some cases there are even ready scripts (for Ubuntu and some Broadcom cards, for example) that do the whole job for you
 
Old 03-12-2007, 07:11 AM   #3
Evanndro Reis
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Try this.

chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/libGL.so.1
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/libGL.so.1.2
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/libfglrx_dm.a
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/libfglrx_dm.so.1
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/libfglrx_dm.so.1.0
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/libfglrx_gamma.a
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/libfglrx_gamma.so.1
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/libfglrx_gamma.so.1.0
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/libfglrx_pp.a
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/libfglrx_pp.so.1
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/libfglrx_pp.so.1.0
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/fglrx_drv.so
chcon -t texrel_shlib_t /usr/lib/xorg/modules/linux/libfglrxdrm.so

setsebool -P allow_execmod=0

Mine worked.
 
  


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