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Old 09-04-2005, 03:58 AM   #1
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request for old ATI propietary driver for xorg 6.8 (8.12.10)

Ok, i've been trying to update to the newer driver (and at the same time switch for xfree86 4.3 to xorg 6.8). So i did it all at once and realized that now i only had one monitor working and at a lower resolution that i couldnt change (widescreen format). This was wierd because my xorg.conf (partially taken from my XF86Config-4 file) specifically said only resolutions of 1024x768, 800x600 and 640x480, plus my other monitor went off once i'd go into X. So i switched back to good 'ol XFree86 and found out i was getting exactly the same problem (after installing ATI radeon drivers). After some testing i've figured out it's not xorg or xfree86, but the damn new ATI radeon drivers that have messed it all up.
Now i'm attempting to find the latest version that worked online, but it's hard to come by, if anybody could give me the 8.12.10 xorg version i'd be grateful, thanks. You can just upload it somewhere and post a link (easiest) or e-mail me it (10 meg limit) at < bobbens {at} gmail {dot} com >. Thanks.

(if you know any other solution to this using the new drivers -i've been playing around with the settings to no avail, doesnt really seem to pay attention to the xorg.conf- i'd like to try it out. I think this could somehow be related to me having an LCD as primary monitor which the fglrx drivers detects as some wierd laptop screen or something...)
Old 09-04-2005, 04:46 AM   #2
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Found the driver here if anyone else has a similar problem or is interested for any reason in acquiring this package. Now it works like a charm.


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