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I don't know if it's a kernel compile issue (I did strip it down pretty well), or a ATI + 2.6.2 issue where maybe their driver isn't 2.6.2 ready for some reason.
Right now I have loadable module support + module unloading. I have the AGPGART module as well as the ATI option under AGPGART as a module. DRI is a module as well as the ATI option under DRI. (Sorry, on my work PC so I can't be more specific).
When running make.sh under lib/modules/fglrx it echoed 2.6.x but I can't insmod the fglrx.ko module or another one named fglrx.2.6.2.ko. I get the above referenced issue.
Has anyone else gotten the fglrx drivers to work in 2.6.2?
i didn't have mtrr support when it worked for me. however, last night i added (because of a suggestion from xine-check) mtrr support and it killed my nicely running machine... recompiled with it included, started up slack, and only vesa drivers would work after. this opened pandoras box, and now, after a lot of work and troubleshooting, i managed to make my machine unable to get through POST =(
anyways, you say you have agpgart loaded, but do you have the nvidia-agp module loaded as well? you need both. also, i think i remember getting an error like that when trying to install fglrx 3.2.8 drivers in 2.6.2. if you're trying to use 3.2.8, get 3.7. if i could get to my desktop, i have a good link for dealing with the fglrx module. if i get my computer up and running, i'll post the link.
Which script denotes what modules are loaded at boot time?
/etc/modules.conf or /rc.d/rc.modules?
I wanted to try just loading fglrx and not loading agpgart.
I don't understand what other DRM module is being loaded before fglrx other than agpgart.
lsmod only shows my ethernet module.
Nothing else was selected as being compiled in. I did a cat proc/dri/0/modules which showed i835 or something. I tried to rmmod i835 which returned an error, and I don't see any other character devices selected as being compiled in/modules.
Originally posted by zigmund555 The error from dmesg is:
[fglrx:firegl_stub_register] *ERROR* Fire GL kernel module has to be loaded prior to any other DRM kernel module!
Under character devices I have:
Unix 98 PTY support compiled in (it came up as a default)
/dev/agpgart as a module.
That's exactly what I was looking for.
I think you have agpgart already loaded while you're loading fglrx... Load fglrx first :-D
Either that, or you have DRI compiled in.
edit: Pardon me, I skipped your last post.
Yes, that module you tried to unload is compiled into your kernel from what I can see.
Go through your config and take note around the agpgart section
You'll not want to have any sort of DRI compiled in.