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I don't use rpm based distros myself, but to me it sounds like you have another version of the fglrx driver installed? Try rpm -qa | grep fglrx to see if you have it installed. You may have to remove it and then install the new rpm.
Distribution: Mac OS X Leopard 10.6.2, Windows 2003 Server/Vista/7/XP/2000/NT/98, Ubuntux64, CentOS4.8/5.4
Originally posted by hw-tph I don't use rpm based distros myself, but to me it sounds like you have another version of the fglrx driver installed? Try rpm -qa | grep fglrx to see if you have it installed. You may have to remove it and then install the new rpm.
press alt+cntrl+f1 to enter the tty1.
Once you're in there, log in as root and type "init 3"
Now you can install fglrx and the restart the X server by typing startx (or gdm or any X loging system you might use).
Note: You might need to restart the whole system to drivers take effect
I'm a bit confused - I installed the previous version of xfree86 4.3 to get my ATI Radeon 9600PRo Atlantis working with FC2. To get this new driver, should I install the new version of xfree86 4.3 AND the new version of XORG, or will just one do? The ati site says "XFree86 version 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, or X.Org 6.8" but does that mean they'll conflict as one is older than the other?
I did that before my last post (just to help prove I'm not completely helpless). Unfortunately, for some strange reason check.sh returns a message saying that it cannot determine which version of xfree86 I am running, possibly because I have not run it from the command line or because I am not logged in as root. I did run it from the command line and I was logged in as root, but apparently it's views of reality are different that mine.
Anyway, that's not really the point, because I ran check.sh successfully before installing the previous driver, and then downloaded xfree86 4.3, so presumably I can safely download the new version of xfree86 4.3. My question is whether I ALSO need to download and install the new version of Xorg that ATI have on their website, or whether just xfree86 is enough?
Thanks, it may be a silly question, but all answers appreciated.