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Old 03-15-2013, 06:53 PM   #1
lanir
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slackware64-current w/ xorg-server-1.14 & AMD catalyst


Basically the combination of xorg-server 1.14 and the AMD catalyst driver 13.1 don't seem to work. I can startx into an XFCE basic session and even get a few programs to run. But starting Thunderbird seems to cause a crash every time.

Is there any chance we could get a repost of the xorg-server 1.13 package somewhere? Reverting to an earlier xorg version seems to be the workaround others are using at the moment.
 
Old 03-16-2013, 04:18 AM   #2
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At this moment, the following mirror still has the previous batch of x-packages:

ftp://ifconfig.com.ua/pub/Mirror/sla...slackware64/x/

Get them before they are sync'd with current.
 
Old 03-16-2013, 05:34 AM   #3
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I've mirrored them here, just in case also that gets updated

http://ponce.cc/slackware/various/temp-rollback/

but the problem that when we use proprietary drivers (I'm speaking also for the nvidia ones) we rely on the efforts of just a few devs that can't keep up with upstream will be there also in the future.
 
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Old 03-16-2013, 09:56 AM   #4
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Thanks! That got me sorted out.

I agree with the sentiment about proprietary drivers. It's for that reason my next laptop is very likely to have intel graphics.
 
Old 03-17-2013, 09:21 AM   #5
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Thanks for the rollback packages. Now I can log in to KDE again.
 
  


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