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Old 12-30-2006, 04:29 PM   #1
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Dear friends
I need some help in configuring X in Arch Linux. I have been using Linux for about a year now and I have been running Arch Linux 64 bit edition for a few months without any trouble except for X using ati drivers. I have learned a few things about Linux in the past year but I find this part most confusing and I am unsure about how to go about it, so I would really appreciate a detailed response.

I have a laptop with ATI Radeon Xpress 200 M card. Suse and Ubuntu have no difficulty configuring X with the native 1280x800 resolution using the ATI drivers. With Arch you are expected to download the ATI drivers separately and then write a fresh X configuration on top of a pre-configured xorg.conf. The only way I was able to configure X with my existing Arch Linux installation was using the VESA driver and a 1024x768 resolution. No other card in the card database when running xorgconfig seems to work for the initial xorg configuration. I now have the installation running 1024x768 resolution and have posted my xorg.conf at the end of this post.( I obtained my monitor's horizontal and vertical sync rates from my Suse Linux installation)

When I try to download the ati drivers and force a new xorg.conf as mentioned in the Arch wiki, it invariably breaks my existing xorg.conf. Is this because I am presently using the Vesa drivers? I am not sure how to manually modify the xorg.conf file, using the ATI drivers. Where should I start and what should I look for? I have looked at the xorg.conf generated by Suse and Ubuntu but they do appear to be quite different from the Arch xorg.conf and they do not work with the Arch installation, nor do they give me much help in modifying my existing file.

Thanks a lot to anybody who can help me with this, this would really put the finishing touch on what has otherwise been a very good distribution. Here is my existing xorg.conf: -

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "X.Org Configured"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
# PS/2 Mouse not detected
# Serial Mouse not detected
InputDevice "USB Mouse" "AlwaysCore"
InputDevice "Synaptics" "AlwaysCore"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
Option "AllowMouseOpenFail" "true"

EndSection

Section "Files"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/util"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/encodings"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/misc"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/local"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/terminus"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/corefonts"
FontPath "/usr/local/share/fonts"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/default"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/TTF"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/type1"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/arphicfonts"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/jisx0213"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/shinonome"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/baekmuk-fonts"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/kacst-fonts"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/sgi-fonts"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/unfonts"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/default/ghostscript"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-100dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-75dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-misc"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-cp1251-100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-cp1251-75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-cp1251-misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-cp1251-100dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-cp1251-75dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-cp1251-misc"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-isocyr-100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-isocyr-75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-isocyr-misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-isocyr-100dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-isocyr-75dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-isocyr-misc"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8r-100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8r-75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8r-misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8r-100dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8r-75dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8r-misc"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8u-100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8u-75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8u-misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8u-100dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8u-75dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/xfonts-cronyx-koi8u-misc"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "ddc"
Load "vbe"
Load "GLcore"
Load "dbe"
Load "dri"
Load "extmod"
Load "glx"
Load "bitmap"
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
Load "record"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "CoreKeyboard"
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
Option "XkbOptions" "grp:toggle,grp_led:scroll"
Option "XkbVariant" ",winkeys"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Serial Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "Microsoft"
Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
Option "Emulate3Timeout" "70"
Option "SendCoreEvents" "true"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "PS/2 Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/misc/psaux"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
Option "Emulate3Timeout" "70"
Option "SendCoreEvents" "true"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "USB Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "SendCoreEvents" "true"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Buttons" "5"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Synaptics"
Driver "synaptics"
Option "Protocol" "event"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/event1"
Option "LeftEdge" "1900"
Option "RightEdge" "5400"
Option "TopEdge" "1900"
Option "BottomEdge" "4000"
Option "FingerLow" "25"
Option "FingerHigh" "30"
Option "MaxTapTime" "180"
Option "MaxTapMove" "220"
Option "VertScrollDelta" "100"
Option "MinSpeed" "0.02"
Option "MaxSpeed" "0.10"
Option "AccelFactor" "0.0010"
Option "SHMConfig" "on"
EndSection

# Auto-generated by mkxf86config

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
HorizSync 28.0 - 96.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Device"
### Available Driver options are:-
# sw_cursor is needed for some ati and radeon cards
Option "sw_cursor"
#Option "hw_cursor"
#Option "NoAccel"
#Option "ShowCache"
#Option "ShadowFB"
#Option "UseFBDev"
#Option "Rotate"
Identifier "Card0"
# The following line is auto-generated by x11-misc/mkxf86config
Driver "radeon"
VendorName "All"
BoardName "All"
# BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Card0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultColorDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 1
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 4
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 15
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 32
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Mode 0666
EndSection

Regards
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Old 12-30-2006, 08:27 PM   #2
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an error output or something would be helpful.
 
Old 12-30-2006, 10:55 PM   #3
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If you have installed the driver using the installer from the ATI website, try just editing the xorg.conf and replacing the "radeon" with "fglrx".
 
Old 01-02-2007, 02:45 PM   #4
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Smile Help in configuring 'X' in Arch Linux

Dear friends
Thanks to both of you for responding. Here is what I did, following your replies:-

I downloaded the ati driver from the arch linux repositories and then changed the driver to 'fglrx' in the xorg.conf I had originally generated. I also manually edited one of the default resolutions to 1280x800 instead of 1280x1024. After rebooting the new resolution worked!!! I now have the native 1280X800 and I am very pleased indeed. Thanks again for your help.

I am wondering if there is any fine-tuning I can do to my xorg.conf file? I have included the new xorg.conf below. Is there any fine tuning that is possible with regard to all the settings? Thanks again for your suggestions and help.
Regards
preeth26.

# File generated by xorgconfig.

#
# Copyright 2004 The X.Org Foundation
#
# Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a
# copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"),
# to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation
# the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense,
# and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
# Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
#
# The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
# all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
#
# THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
# IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
# FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL
# The X.Org Foundation BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY,
# WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF
# OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE
# SOFTWARE.
#
# Except as contained in this notice, the name of The X.Org Foundation shall
# not be used in advertising or otherwise to promote the sale, use or other
# dealings in this Software without prior written authorization from
# The X.Org Foundation.
#

# **********************************************************************
# Refer to the xorg.conf(5) man page for details about the format of
# this file.
# **********************************************************************

# **********************************************************************
# Module section -- this section is used to specify
# which dynamically loadable modules to load.
# **********************************************************************
#
Section "Module"

# This loads the DBE extension module.

Load "dbe" # Double buffer extension

# This loads the miscellaneous extensions module, and disables
# initialisation of the XFree86-DGA extension within that module.
SubSection "extmod"
Option "omit xfree86-dga" # don't initialise the DGA extension
EndSubSection

# This loads the font modules
# Load "type1"
# Load "speedo"
Load "freetype"
# Load "xtt"

# This loads the GLX module
# Load "glx"
# This loads the DRI module
# Load "dri"

EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Files section. This allows default font and rgb paths to be set
# **********************************************************************

Section "Files"

# The location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.

# RgbPath "/usr/share/X11/rgb"

# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (which are concatenated together),
# as well as specifying multiple comma-separated entries in one FontPath
# command (or a combination of both methods)
#
#

FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/misc"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/TTF"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/Type1"
# FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/local/"
# FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
# FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
# FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
# FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
# FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
# FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType/"
# FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/freefont/"
# FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
# FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"

# The module search path. The default path is shown here.

# ModulePath "/usr/lib/modules"

EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Server flags section.
# **********************************************************************

Section "ServerFlags"

# Uncomment this to cause a core dump at the spot where a signal is
# received. This may leave the console in an unusable state, but may
# provide a better stack trace in the core dump to aid in debugging

# Option "NoTrapSignals"

# Uncomment this to disable the <Ctrl><Alt><Fn> VT switch sequence
# (where n is 1 through 12). This allows clients to receive these key
# events.

# Option "DontVTSwitch"

# Uncomment this to disable the <Ctrl><Alt><BS> server abort sequence
# This allows clients to receive this key event.

# Option "DontZap"

# Uncomment this to disable the <Ctrl><Alt><KP_+>/<KP_-> mode switching
# sequences. This allows clients to receive these key events.

# Option "Dont Zoom"

# Uncomment this to disable tuning with the xvidtune client. With
# it the client can still run and fetch card and monitor attributes,
# but it will not be allowed to change them. If it tries it will
# receive a protocol error.

# Option "DisableVidModeExtension"

# Uncomment this to enable the use of a non-local xvidtune client.

# Option "AllowNonLocalXvidtune"

# Uncomment this to disable dynamically modifying the input device
# (mouse and keyboard) settings.

# Option "DisableModInDev"

# Uncomment this to enable the use of a non-local client to
# change the keyboard or mouse settings (currently only xset).

# Option "AllowNonLocalModInDev"

EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Input devices
# **********************************************************************

# **********************************************************************
# Core keyboard's InputDevice section
# **********************************************************************

Section "InputDevice"

Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "kbd"

# For most OSs the protocol can be omitted (it defaults to "Standard").
# When using XQUEUE (only for SVR3 and SVR4, but not Solaris),
# uncomment the following line.

# Option "Protocol" "Xqueue"

Option "AutoRepeat" "500 30"

# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"

# Option "LeftAlt" "Meta"
# Option "RightAlt" "ModeShift"

# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.
# keyboard, you will probably want to use:
# Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
#
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# or:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
#
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"

# These are the default XKB settings for Xorg
# Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
# Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
# Option "XkbLayout" "us"
# Option "XkbVariant" ""
# Option "XkbOptions" ""

# Option "XkbDisable"

Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"

EndSection


# **********************************************************************
# Core Pointer's InputDevice section
# **********************************************************************

Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "Auto" # Auto detect
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"

# When using XQUEUE, comment out the above two lines, and uncomment
# the following line.

# Option "Protocol" "Xqueue"

# Mouse-speed setting for PS/2 mouse.

# Option "Resolution" "256"

# Baudrate and SampleRate are only for some Logitech mice. In
# almost every case these lines should be omitted.

# Option "BaudRate" "9600"
# Option "SampleRate" "150"

# Mouse wheel mapping. Default is to map vertical wheel to buttons 4 & 5,
# horizontal wheel to buttons 6 & 7. Change if your mouse has more than
# 3 buttons and you need to map the wheel to different button ids to avoid
# conflicts.

Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"

# Emulate3Buttons is an option for 2-button mice
# Emulate3Timeout is the timeout in milliseconds (default is 50ms)

Option "Emulate3Buttons"
# Option "Emulate3Timeout" "50"

# ChordMiddle is an option for some 3-button Logitech mice

# Option "ChordMiddle"

EndSection


# **********************************************************************
# Other input device sections
# this is optional and is required only if you
# are using extended input devices. This is for example only. Refer
# to the xorg.conf man page for a description of the options.
# **********************************************************************
#
# Section "InputDevice"
# Identifier "Mouse2"
# Driver "mouse"
# Option "Protocol" "MouseMan"
# Option "Device" "/dev/mouse2"
# EndSection
#
# Section "InputDevice"
# Identifier "spaceball"
# Driver "magellan"
# Option "Device" "/dev/cua0"
# EndSection
#
# Section "InputDevice"
# Identifier "spaceball2"
# Driver "spaceorb"
# Option "Device" "/dev/cua0"
# EndSection
#
# Section "InputDevice"
# Identifier "touchscreen0"
# Driver "microtouch"
# Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
# Option "MinX" "1412"
# Option "MaxX" "15184"
# Option "MinY" "15372"
# Option "MaxY" "1230"
# Option "ScreenNumber" "0"
# Option "ReportingMode" "Scaled"
# Option "ButtonNumber" "1"
# Option "SendCoreEvents"
# EndSection
#
# Section "InputDevice"
# Identifier "touchscreen1"
# Driver "elo2300"
# Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
# Option "MinX" "231"
# Option "MaxX" "3868"
# Option "MinY" "3858"
# Option "MaxY" "272"
# Option "ScreenNumber" "0"
# Option "ReportingMode" "Scaled"
# Option "ButtonThreshold" "17"
# Option "ButtonNumber" "1"
# Option "SendCoreEvents"
# EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Monitor section
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of monitor sections may be present

Section "Monitor"

Identifier "Generic Monitor"

# HorizSync is in kHz unless units are specified.
# HorizSync may be a comma separated list of discrete values, or a
# comma separated list of ranges of values.
# NOTE: THE VALUES HERE ARE EXAMPLES ONLY. REFER TO YOUR MONITOR'S
# USER MANUAL FOR THE CORRECT NUMBERS.

HorizSync 30-62

# HorizSync 30-64 # multisync
# HorizSync 31.5, 35.2 # multiple fixed sync frequencies
# HorizSync 15-25, 30-50 # multiple ranges of sync frequencies

# VertRefresh is in Hz unless units are specified.
# VertRefresh may be a comma separated list of discrete values, or a
# comma separated list of ranges of values.
# NOTE: THE VALUES HERE ARE EXAMPLES ONLY. REFER TO YOUR MONITOR'S
# USER MANUAL FOR THE CORRECT NUMBERS.

VertRefresh 50-60

EndSection


# **********************************************************************
# Graphics device section
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of graphics device sections may be present

# Standard VGA Device:

Section "Device"
Identifier "Standard VGA"
VendorName "Unknown"
BoardName "Unknown"

# The chipset line is optional in most cases. It can be used to override
# the driver's chipset detection, and should not normally be specified.

# Chipset "generic"

# The Driver line must be present. When using run-time loadable driver
# modules, this line instructs the server to load the specified driver
# module. Even when not using loadable driver modules, this line
# indicates which driver should interpret the information in this section.

Driver "fglrx"
# The BusID line is used to specify which of possibly multiple devices
# this section is intended for. When this line isn't present, a device
# section can only match up with the primary video device. For PCI
# devices a line like the following could be used. This line should not
# normally be included unless there is more than one video device
# intalled.

# BusID "PCI:0:10:0"

# VideoRam 256

# Clocks 25.2 28.3

EndSection

# Device configured by xorgconfig:

Section "Device"
Identifier "** ATI Radeon (generic) [radeon]"
Driver "fglrx"
#VideoRam 131072
# Insert Clocks lines here if appropriate
EndSection


# **********************************************************************
# Screen sections
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of screen sections may be present. Each describes
# the configuration of a single screen. A single specific screen section
# may be specified from the X server command line with the "-screen"
# option.
Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen 1"
Device "** ATI Radeon (generic) [radeon]"
Monitor "Generic Monitor"
DefaultDepth 24

Subsection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1280x800" "1024x768" "800x600"
ViewPort 0 0
EndSubsection
Subsection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1280x800" "1024x768" "800x600"
ViewPort 0 0
EndSubsection
Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1280x800" "1024x768" "800x600"
ViewPort 0 0
EndSubsection
EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# ServerLayout sections.
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of ServerLayout sections may be present. Each describes
# the way multiple screens are organised. A specific ServerLayout
# section may be specified from the X server command line with the
# "-layout" option. In the absence of this, the first section is used.
# When now ServerLayout section is present, the first Screen section
# is used alone.

Section "ServerLayout"

# The Identifier line must be present
Identifier "Simple Layout"

# Each Screen line specifies a Screen section name, and optionally
# the relative position of other screens. The four names after
# primary screen name are the screens to the top, bottom, left and right
# of the primary screen. In this example, screen 2 is located to the
# right of screen 1.

Screen "Screen 1"

# Each InputDevice line specifies an InputDevice section name and
# optionally some options to specify the way the device is to be
# used. Those options include "CorePointer", "CoreKeyboard" and
# "SendCoreEvents".

InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"

EndSection

# Section "DRI"
# Mode 0666
# EndSection
 
Old 01-02-2007, 02:51 PM   #5
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Did you make sure your DRI is working, if you managed to get the ATI drivers work? It's not necessary, but you won't lose anything having direct rendering instead of software-only. To determine if it works already:
Code:
glxinfo | grep render
(or fglrxinfo, which is installed with ATI drivers) -- the above should show you whether direct rendering is working ('yes') or not ('no'). In the latter case you'll have to make sure Compiz is not on (DRI doesn't work all right with Compiz on) and that you don't have fighting new and old fglrx modules (this is why you will always need to first remove your old fglrx driver before updating to new one) and possibly more.

Just a thought. I myself either use software driver like 'radeon' in this case, or if I take the time to fight fglrx working, prefer to get DRI too; it makes OpenGL stuff run more smoothly
 
  


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