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Old 04-28-2010, 08:02 PM   #31
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Hey guys, Ati Catalyst 10.4 is released.
Can you update the slackbuild to use the new driver?
This drivers correct the problems of 2D performance.
Ati Catalyst 10.4

Last edited by mlpa; 04-29-2010 at 05:10 AM. Reason: Link Broken
 
Old 05-06-2010, 10:20 AM   #32
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mlpa,

is this driver running ok?
 
Old 05-06-2010, 10:24 AM   #33
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No, I can't make a package, give me a error because it can't found some header in kernel:
Quote:
==================================================
ATI Technologies Linux Driver Installer/Packager
==================================================
Generating package: Slackware/All

ATI SlackBuild Version 1.4.1
--------------------------------------------
by: Emanuele Tomasi <tomasiATcli.di.unipi.it>
Ezio Ghibaudo <ekxiusATgmail.com>

AMD kernel module generator version 2.1
cat: /lib/modules/2.6.33.3/build/include/linux/utsrelease.h: No such file or directory
Error:
kernel includes at /lib/modules/2.6.33.3/build/include do not match current kernel.
they are versioned as ""
instead of "2.6.33.3".
you might need to adjust your symlinks:
- /usr/include
- /usr/src/linux
ERROR: i don't have make module
Removing temporary directory: fglrx-install.rHouOm
As anyone solved this?

Last edited by mlpa; 05-06-2010 at 10:51 AM. Reason: Error Posted
 
Old 05-07-2010, 10:55 AM   #34
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Perhaps this can help you guys:

http://rapidshare.com/files/384585069/fglrx-8.723.1.tar

All those running slackware-current (32bit) remember to edit the ARCH variable.

I am sorry, I don't remember where I got the fglrx.SlackBuild. Perhaps it was from the URL on the first post of this thread.

I installed that driver last night on my computer at home, running Slackware64-current (and I have an ATI Radeon 5850)

Hope it helps
 
Old 05-23-2010, 08:10 PM   #35
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Building and using the fglrx-driver with Linux 2.6.33.4 in Slackware64 -current (last update 2010-05-19) works without problems. I downloaded the files (SlackBuild included) from http://strangeworlds.co.uk/slackbuilds/fglrx/ (mentioned by cathectic in posting #1 of this thread) and got the driver package 'fglrx-installer_8.721.orig.tar.gz' (employing Google) from https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/lucid/+...8.721-0ubuntu1 . Thanks to cathectic for the hint and Carlos Corbacho and the maintainer of the ARCH PKGBUILD, Vi0L0 to figure out how to build and providing the SlackBuild.

Unfortunately, in some cases, it is necessary to use the proprietary driver. I need this to solve problems when displaying waveforms in Audacity. See the corresponding thread in this forum, http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...eforms-808207/ .

BTW, fglrx reduces the temperature of the graphics board's heatsink significantly. I think, unfortunately the open source driver is not really finished. Some work has to be done on removing bugs and implementing effective power management.

Martin
 
Old 06-11-2010, 12:33 PM   #36
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Cool

Quote:
Originally Posted by cathectic View Post
For anyone who is interested in doing so (e.g. if, like me, you have an HD5000/ Evergreen card) , ATI have given a pre-release of fglrx that works with X Server 1.7 to Ubuntu.

With a bit of recycling and some patches from Arch on top for 2.6.33 support, I've turned that into a working Slackbuild here:

http://strangeworlds.co.uk/slackbuilds/fglrx/

See the README.TXT for the URL to obtain the Ubuntu source tarball.

Obviously, it works for me, so YMMV, etc (I'm running this on Slackware64 -current - I don't have Slackware 32 bit around to test with)

Thank you for sharing the slackbuild!

I was missing 3d accel since I updated my kernel months ago...
 
Old 06-25-2010, 01:05 PM   #37
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Hi, I tried the new Ati Drivers Catalyst 10.6
It compiles well, create two tgz files. It install correctly than I run aticonfig --inital.
But when I reboot the laptop I can run sudo {some command}, because it say I don't have permission to see /etc/sudoers and startx don't work. The X starts but I don't have mouse, keyboard, etc...

I have uninstalled the ati drivers, but the problem persist.

I thougth that drivers from Ati were more stable and give more performance. Is there any trick to install drivers from Ati in Slackware?

Last edited by mlpa; 06-25-2010 at 01:12 PM.
 
Old 06-25-2010, 02:15 PM   #38
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I'm using 10.6 on Slackware 13.1 right now without any issues. No offense, but the drivers and installer don't touch /etc/sudoers at all, which makes me think that there's something else that you did, knowingly or not, that's causing these problems, especially since they've continued since you removed the drivers.

For sudo, I suggest you use visudo to see if there's anything wrong with the file, and also check the permissions to see if they are what they should be. For your "mouse, keyboard, etc..." (and what, exactly is "etc...") I suggest checking your /var/log/Xorg.0.log file to see what the problem is.'

Adam
 
Old 06-25-2010, 02:22 PM   #39
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Thanks for the reply, the only thing i did was remove the ati drivers that I have installed, ones from this post.
Run Ati script --buildpackage SLACKWARE/ALL
Install the two tgs files; run aticonfig --initial.
Restart and then the problems.

You installed ati drivers with installpkg or runnig the installer script?

Is there any trick to install ati drivers from tgs files?
 
Old 06-25-2010, 03:26 PM   #40
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I used '--buildkg Slackware/All'. Seriously, something else is causing your sudo problem. And Xorg.0.log should tell you what's wrong with the mouse and keyboard.

Adam
 
Old 09-29-2010, 01:37 PM   #41
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This is odd...

I got the latest ati-installer and as I try to run it I get this output:
Code:
$ su -
root@cpc-5564:/home/gtl/Downloads# sh ./ati-driver-installer-10-9-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Slackware/All
Created directory fglrx-install.eZnxeh
Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing ATI Catalyst(TM) Proprietary Driver-8.771.............................
=====================================================================
 ATI Technologies Catalyst(TM) Proprietary Driver Installer/Packager 
=====================================================================
Generating package: Slackware/All

ATI SlackBuild Version 1.4.1 
-------------------------------------------- 
by: Emanuele Tomasi <tomasiATcli.di.unipi.it> 
    Ezio Ghibaudo <ekxiusATgmail.com>

AMD kernel module generator version 2.1
doing Makefile based build for kernel 2.6.x and higher
rm -rf *.c *.h *.o *.ko *.GCC* .??* *.symvers
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.33.4/build SUBDIRS=/home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x modules
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.33.4'
  CC [M]  /home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/firegl_public.o
/home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/firegl_public.c: In function ‘KCL_MapPageToPfn’:
/home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/firegl_public.c:1636: warning: unused variable ‘bus_addr’
  CC [M]  /home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/kcl_acpi.o
  CC [M]  /home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/kcl_agp.o
  CC [M]  /home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/kcl_debug.o
  CC [M]  /home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/kcl_ioctl.o
/home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/kcl_ioctl.c: In function ‘KCL_IOCTL_AllocUserSpace32’:
/home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/kcl_ioctl.c:196: error: implicit declaration of function ‘compat_alloc_user_space’
/home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/kcl_ioctl.c:196: warning: return makes pointer from integer without a cast
make[2]: *** [/home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/kcl_ioctl.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [_module_/home/gtl/Downloads/fglrx-install.eZnxeh/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.33.4'
make: *** [kmod_build] Error 2
build failed with return value 2
ERROR: i don't have make module
Removing temporary directory: fglrx-install.eZnxeh
root@cpc-5564:/home/gtl/Downloads#
I have the fglrx from http://strangeworlds.co.uk/slackbuilds/fglrx/ installed. Should I uninstall the fglrx before building this new ati-driver?
 
  


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