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So, I am very new to linux. I started with FC3, and I am trying to update my radeon drivers. The ATI site suggests running check.sh to see what version of XFree86 I am using. Well, how do I run this type of file?
I am in the same boat here and really new to Linux. I have FC3 on an AMD 64 bit but consistently freezes on me after 3-5 mins of use after each boot and the only way I can get out it is by rebooting my system. Somebody has indicated I have a problem with my X(Gui) and I am needing to install the new ATI 9600XT driver from ATI's website.
I was able to run check.sh but it gave me the message that goes something like this "can't figure version of Xfree86 because not in the proper console?"
But did follow the rpm -Uh <name>.rpm [-force switch does not seem to work on my system]. It seem to install ok (i think) but the configuration "fglrxconfig" & "fglrxinfo" does not seem to work? Did you ever had a chance to go past this step? How did you successfully instal the latest version of ATI driver?
Also, did the check.sh give you the version? Please help..
The x.org version in FC 3 doesnt work with the ati driver yet. I saw posts that the next ati drivers release will support it. So you might want to try a distro with xfree 4.3 or Fedora 2 if you want 3d support.