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  • #16
    What is output of:

    cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep EE
    Michael Larabel
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    • #17
      Originally posted by Michael View Post
      What is output of:

      cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep EE
      Code:
      # cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep EE
              (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
      (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
      (EE) fglrx(0): GART is not initialized, disabling DRI
      (EE) AIGLX: Screen 0 is not DRI capable

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      • #18
        That is the problem there with GART.

        What kernel are you using?
        Michael Larabel
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        • #19
          Originally posted by Michael View Post
          That is the problem there with GART.

          What kernel are you using?
          didn't you see my signiture?

          FC6 2.6.19-1.2911

          so what's the problem ???

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          • #20
            Didn't 2.6.19-1.2911 come out only yesterday (March 2)?

            Had it worked with any previous kernels?
            Michael Larabel
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            • #21
              Originally posted by Michael View Post
              Didn't 2.6.19-1.2911 come out only yesterday (March 2)?

              Had it worked with any previous kernels?
              Not to contradict you, but kernel 2.6.19-1.2911 came-out last month, kernel 2.6.19-1.2911.6.4 was released March 2nd and still works great for me and the fglrx driver.

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              • #22
                Originally posted by glussier View Post
                Not to contradict you, but kernel 2.6.19-1.2911 came-out last month, kernel 2.6.19-1.2911.6.4 was released March 2nd and still works great for me and the fglrx driver.
                Oops, my bad, sorry about that. Already too consumed with Fedora 7 Rawhide
                Michael Larabel
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                • #23
                  I have 1 machine on Rawhide but my production computers are on FC6 and Slackware.

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                  • #24
                    Originally posted by Michael View Post
                    Oops, my bad, sorry about that. Already too consumed with Fedora 7 Rawhide
                    SO what is the hell problem after all???

                    Michael,I need your help very much.I still cann't enable my 3D acceleration.

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                    • #25
                      As stated earlier, did it work for you on any previous kernels?

                      Also, what happens when you modprobe fglrx manually?
                      Michael Larabel
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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by Michael View Post
                        As stated earlier, did it work for you on any previous kernels?

                        Also, what happens when you modprobe fglrx manually?
                        I uninstalled my earlier kernel...so I cann't try it anymore,

                        can you point out how to configure my Xorg.conf or some other way

                        to enable my driver perfomance? Don't disappoint me again please...

                        Help will give the confidence to me continuing studing Linux.

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                        • #27
                          aticonfig --initial --force
                          That is the way to configure your driver... Did you see what happens when you modprobe fglrx manually?
                          Michael Larabel
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                          • #28
                            Hi again,
                            I was just wondering what steps should I take now that the kernel has been upgraded. It seems to have jumped back to mesa. I tried using --extract but that doesn't seem to work. I'm guessing that has something to do with seeing old drivers. Am I supposed to uninstall and reinstall with each upgrade? Any help thanks.

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                            • #29
                              You should be able to follow the same steps, just reinstall the fglrx kernel-module.
                              Michael Larabel
                              http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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                              • #30
                                I must be going insane because I can't remember what I did last time to extract from the installer. I'm typing this at the moment but just not working, it deletes the folder at the end. I just realised though, I'm getting a different error at the end.

                                sh ./ati-driver-installer-8.34.8-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Fedora/FC6 --extract
                                make[2]: *** [/tmp/ATI-fglrx-8.34.8-1-9726-root/tmp/ATI-fglrx-8.34.8-1.fc6-root-root/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x/firegl_public.o] Error 1
                                make[1]: *** [_module_/tmp/ATI-fglrx-8.34.8-1-9726-root/tmp/ATI-fglrx-8.34.8-1.fc6-root-root/lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod/2.6.x] Error 2
                                make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.20-1.2925.fc6-i686'
                                make: *** [kmod_build] Error 2
                                build failed with return value 2
                                error: Bad exit status from /tmp/ATI-fglrx-8.34.8-1-9726-root/tmp/rpm-tmp.84028 (%install)


                                RPM build errors:
                                Bad exit status from /tmp/ATI-fglrx-8.34.8-1-9726-root/tmp/rpm-tmp.84028 (%install)

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