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I also have got some problem with my Radeon9600 Pro on Suse 9. The driver itself installs but it doesn't install firegl, stating that my xf86 is below ver 4.1.0 (although its 4.3.1). After the reboot all I get is the command line without the graphical login screen coming up, and the gui doesn't come up till I configure my monitor manually. Needless of mentioning, I can't turn on 3D Accelaration.
I tried the command, but alas, the same problem occurred.
Bizarrely, after the fresh install of the RPM from ati, my Mouse failed to respond properly - as if there is a conflict with the IRQ. My next plan is to try a USB mouse to eliminate this as a possible problem.
Thanks about the post regarding the other thread - will study in more depth after eliminating the mouse problem.
That other thread will be more usefull for ungolianth, but there's plenty more where that one came from, several probably more relevant to your problem. A search for Radeon and drivers in the last 3 months should bring you ~200 threads. Whatever the problem you're facing, certainly someone has lived through it already.
Anyhow, you tried rpm -ivh --force fglrx-glc22-4.3.0-3.2.8.rpm and it still gave you an error about: >file /usr/X11R6/lib/libGL.so.1.2 from install of XFree86-Mesa-libGL-4.3.0-2.90.43 conflicts with file
from package fglrx-glc22-4.3.0-3.2.8 ...???
If so I'm really surprised since --force is what ATI themselves recommend to avoid such conflicts. In fact it allows the script to backup the libGL.so.1.2 from your regular XFree to dri-old.libGL.so.1.2 to make way for the driver's version of the same file ...worked for me several times.
You could do it manually if you wish to try since it's not destructive and you can revert the files easily.
I followed the instructions on that thread (which were originaly represented in suse website), but it seems that nothing has changed about the 3D acceleration, nor that driver meant to do anything about it. Thanks anyway.
Originally posted by ungolianth I followed the instructions on that thread (which were originaly represented in suse website), but it seems that nothing has changed about the 3D acceleration, nor that driver meant to do anything about it. Thanks anyway.
Just one thing about that thread, and yourself too, no one mentions it, do you have your kernel-sources and headers installed?
SUSE may have pre compiled it's kernel-module pkg and the sources aren't required, that I don't know, but if you try with ATI's driver pkg you absolutely need it.
Errors about /include or *.h files have to do with headers, in this case kernel-headers.
I know RPM based distros usually have all of them in separate pkges and they don't necessarely install by default ...just a thought.
Originally posted by ungolianth I also have got some problem with my Radeon9600 Pro on Suse 9. The driver itself installs but it doesn't install firegl, stating that my xf86 is below ver 4.1.0 (although its 4.3.1). After the reboot all I get is the command line without the graphical login screen coming up, and the gui doesn't come up till I configure my monitor manually. Needless of mentioning, I can't turn on 3D Accelaration.
I finally solved an ATI driver problem I had... after running fglrxconfig.. and runnign through that to create the XF86Config-4 file... it assigned the wrong BusId for the card.
I ran lspci, to get busid of the Radeon Card, then used that busid in the XF86Config-4 file.. and everything worked perfectly after that.