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Old 01-10-2010, 05:25 PM   #1
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[SOVLED] Problem with Slackware 13 x86_64 ATI driver on using "multilib"

Hi all,

i just upgraded to the latest kernel due some faulty modules in, everything went smoothly, i created an initrd.gz file and rebooted, worked just fine, so far.

However, when trying to re-install the official ati-drivers ( i got a message saying:

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/ SUBDIRS = / lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x modules
make [1]: Entering directory `/ usr/src/linux- '
  CC [M] / lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/firegl_public.o
/ lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/firegl_public.c: 1: error: kodmodellen "kernel" is not supported on 32-bit mode
make [2]: *** [/ lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/firegl_public.o] Error 1
make [1]: *** [_module_/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x] Error 2
make [1]: Leaving directory `/ usr/src/linux- '
make: *** [kmod_build] Error 2
build failed with return value 2
And trying to run simply "make bzImage" gives me.
CHK include / linux / version.h
  CHK include / linux / utsrelease.h
  Symlink include / asm -> include/asm-x86
  CC kernel / bounds.s
kernel / bounds.c: 1: error: kodmodellen "kernel" is not supported on 32-bit mode
make [1]: *** [kernel / bounds.s] Error 1
make: *** [prepare0] Error 2
Anyone got an idea to what the error might be?

Thanks in advance,


Last edited by ollebanan; 01-11-2010 at 05:55 PM.
Old 01-11-2010, 09:08 AM   #2
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Mmm not a single suggestion to what might be causing this?
Old 01-11-2010, 10:30 AM   #3
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Perhaps the title is too generic you don't actually have a problem with Slackware64-current (multi-lib), or the current kernel, you have a problem installing the ATI driver on your system.

Unfortunately I am an Nvidia devotee and am unable to help with this.

I know this doesn't actually help, but a rephrased title might.

Old 01-11-2010, 05:51 PM   #4
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Extract the ATI-driver using "--extract", navigate to ${EXTRACTION_DIR}/common/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/kcl_io.c Add this line with the rest of the # include statements.

# include <linux/signal.h>

Back to ${EXTRACTION_DIR}, run ./ati-installer 8.5912 --install, do and and load the module.
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Old 01-14-2010, 07:21 PM   #5
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Thank you ollebanan!!!

It worked for me too =D
Old 01-24-2010, 01:02 PM   #6
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Worked for me too, and on a none multilib slack64. How do you even go about finding this sort of thing?


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