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Old 07-21-2003, 11:39 PM   #1
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ATI driver problem plz help me out


I downloaded this ati XFRee86 4.2.0. for ati radeon 8500 driver somehow it didnt work on my XFRee86 4.3.0. mandrake 9.1 is there anyway to work around does it worth trying ?
 
Old 07-22-2003, 12:13 AM   #2
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ATI Linux drivers

# Find running kernel version
uname -r

# What compiler version do I have installed
gcc -v
gcc --version

# What is the running kernel and compiler installed
cat /proc/version

# Find X server version
X -showconfig

# Mandrake links
Mandrake home page
Mandrake Users website
Easy urpmi config for Mandrake
urpmi mini-HOWTO
Easy software management: Red Carpet
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
You didn't install the developmental packages? As root, command:
urpmi gcc
An Introduction to the Midnight Commander. You can install it by commanding:
urpmi mc
Midnight Commander home page
 
Old 07-22-2003, 06:15 PM   #3
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well my xfree86's version is different from Ati';s driver is that ok?
 
Old 07-22-2003, 06:23 PM   #4
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How "different" is it?
 
Old 07-22-2003, 06:26 PM   #5
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my version is 4.3 the ati driver's requrie 4.2
 
Old 07-22-2003, 06:29 PM   #6
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Yeah, shouldn't be a problem... (now watch your computer sends sparks to my house and back...).

Cool
 
Old 07-22-2003, 06:33 PM   #7
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when i try to install the driver the there is an error message pops up saying that the file/usr/x11r6/lib/libgl.so.1.2. from install of fglrx-glc22-4.2.0-2.5.1 conflicts with file from package xfree86-libs-4.3-5mdk

any ideas ?
 
Old 07-22-2003, 06:35 PM   #8
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Hmmm

Is there any chance of setting up urpmi to an FTP mirror with your ATI driver in it?

I'll poke around, let me know if I'm wasting my time looking...

Cool
 
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ftp://ftp.orst.edu/pub/mandrake/9.1/...-2mdk.i586.rpm

Would that work?

Cool
 
Old 07-22-2003, 07:36 PM   #10
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ftp://ftp.orst.edu/pub/mandrake/9.1/...-2mdk.i586.rpm

Would that work?

Cool
yea it worked it's an offical driver ?

however the one downloaded from ati still not working
 
  


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