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Old 11-25-2008, 10:31 PM   #1
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What would you recommend me between ATI Proprietary and....


Hello,
I have debian lenny installed, what would you recommend me between Ati drivers downloade from their site, or the opensource drivers....

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Old 11-25-2008, 10:44 PM   #2
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I recommend you run the command below as root and all will be taken care of, I now use this script as it makes things very easy and sets up /etc/X11/xorg.conf file perfectly:
Code:
cd /usr/local/bin;wget -Nc smxi.org/sgfxi;chmod +x sgfxi;sgfxi
Web page here for information regarding this script.

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Old 11-25-2008, 10:53 PM   #3
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I recommend you run the command below as root and all will be taken care of, I now use this script as it makes things very easy and sets up /etc/X11/xorg.conf file perfectly:
Code:
cd /usr/local/bin;wget -Nc smxi.org/sgfxi;chmod +x sgfxi;sgfxi
Web page here for information regarding this script.
Wow, how did you get this?
mmm is secure? sounds too good!
 
Old 11-25-2008, 11:12 PM   #4
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I have an Nvidia card in my laptop and kept getting kernel xen errors, so I googled the error and found this. It works flawlessly for me, a lot less headaches.
 
Old 11-25-2008, 11:41 PM   #5
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I have an Nvidia card in my laptop and kept getting kernel xen errors, so I googled the error and found this. It works flawlessly for me, a lot less headaches.
Well i just install the drivers, i get some errors but nothing fatal, X starts fine, but i get some erros in the terminal like
fglrx no matching device section for instance (BusID PCI:5:0:1) found!

dont know exactly what it means!!
 
Old 11-26-2008, 01:11 AM   #6
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Which ATI card are you using?
Did it seem to improve the graphics?
Hopefully someone with an ATI card can comment on those errors.

Last edited by Junior Hacker; 11-26-2008 at 01:12 AM. Reason: Added some
 
Old 11-26-2008, 01:19 AM   #7
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No matching "device section" sounds like the device section of the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file does not coincide with the graphics card it found in the PCI:5:O:1 slot. Probably just an fglrx issue, I remember reading about ATI driver issues on that web page.
 
Old 11-26-2008, 08:32 AM   #8
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No matching "device section" sounds like the device section of the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file does not coincide with the graphics card it found in the PCI:5:O:1 slot. Probably just an fglrx issue, I remember reading about ATI driver issues on that web page.
Yes, and when i boot into graphical interface it logs me out, the script have an uninstalll command?
thanks!
 
  


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