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Old 04-09-2006, 09:24 PM   #1
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Ati Drivers In Fedora


I'm running the newest fedora core and I downloaded the lastest driver from ati. The file name is ati-driver-installer-8323.7-i386.run But I dont know how to start it. Can somebody help me out? Thanks.
 
Old 04-09-2006, 10:24 PM   #2
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As root, type in 'sh ati-driver-installer-8323.7-i386.run' or, you 'chmod ati-driver-installer-8323.7-i386.run' and do './ati-driver-installer-8323.7-i386.run'.
 
Old 04-10-2006, 02:25 AM   #3
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Don't use the installer from ATI; instead install the packages from Livna:
* add Livna
* do "yum install kmod-fglrx"
 
Old 04-10-2006, 05:31 AM   #4
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As root, type in 'sh ati-driver-installer-8323.7-i386.run' or, you 'chmod ati-driver-installer-8323.7-i386.run' and do './ati-driver-installer-8323.7-i386.run'.

Where should I type this in? and where should I put the file. I have been messing with linux now and then for 3 years now, But I'm not good at it yet.


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Don't use the installer from ATI; instead install the packages from Livna:
* add Livna
* do "yum install kmod-fglrx"

I want to try ati's method first. Then if alll else fails, I will try that. What are the benifits of that one?
 
Old 04-10-2006, 05:57 AM   #5
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What are the benifits of that one?
There was a message on Fedora devel-list a while ago about how ATI's and Nvidia's installers improperly replace stuff and cause problems.
 
Old 04-10-2006, 06:04 AM   #6
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There was a message on Fedora devel-list a while ago about how ATI's and Nvidia's installers improperly replace stuff and cause problems.

Ok, I will check it out when I get home from school today. Will I be able to move windows from one monitor to the other with that driver? And Will I have 3d acceleration?
 
Old 04-10-2006, 05:32 PM   #7
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Anyone know?
 
Old 04-10-2006, 06:30 PM   #8
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I finally got to try installing today.


I got this

Code:
[Brandon@localhost ~]$ sh ./ati-driver-installer-8.23.7-i386.run
Creating directory fglrx-install
Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing ATI Proprietary Linux Driver-8.23.7............................... ................................................................................ ................................................................................ ................................................................................ ..................................................................................
==================================================
 ATI Technologies Linux Driver Installer/Packager
==================================================
Detected configuration:
Architecture: i686 (32-bit)
X Server: Xorg 7.0.0

Detected version of X does not have a matching 'x700' directory
You may override the detected version using the following syntax:
     X_VERSION=<xdir> ./ati-driver-installer-<ver>-<arch>.run [--install]

The following values may be used for <xdir>:
    x410        XFree86 4.1.x
    x420        XFree86 4.2.x
    x430        XFree86 4.3.x
    x680        X.Org 6.8.x
    x690        X.Org 6.9.x
Removing temporary directory: fglrx-install
[Brandon@localhost ~]$

I need some help.
 
Old 04-11-2006, 05:33 AM   #9
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I still need help over here. I havn't gotten a reply in a whole day now.
 
Old 04-11-2006, 03:38 PM   #10
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I'm gonna cry now.


Please help.
 
Old 04-11-2006, 03:47 PM   #11
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Spamming won't help.
You need to update to the newer kernel first. 2054 is no good, upgrade to 2080.
 
Old 05-02-2006, 12:16 AM   #12
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Can u teach me how to upgrade kernel through CLI?
 
Old 05-02-2006, 12:21 AM   #13
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Can u teach me how to upgrade kernel through CLI?
"yum update kernel" updates the kernel
"yum update" updates everything
 
  


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