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    Hi friends,

    I have a little problem with installing an ADM graphic driver ( last release from official site ) on my system. If I try to install by generating distribution package, installation crashes. Here you can see my output: http://paste.debian.net/162489/. I had fglrx driver before, but I couldn't run 3D applications ( maybe it was badly installed? ), glxinfo gave me this:
    Code:
    name of display: :0.0 
    X Error of failed request:  BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation) 
      Major opcode of failed request:  135 (GLX) 
      Minor opcode of failed request:  19 (X_GLXQueryServerString) 
      Serial number of failed request:  12 
      Current serial number in output stream:  12
    So I removed fglrx, totaly reinstall xserver-xorg ( now I don't have file xorg.conf ) and glxinfo "works" properly now - with examples like glxgears, but after glxinfo | grep renderer I get this:
    Code:
    OpenGL renderer string: Software Rasterizer
    which means, I don't have any graphic driver and more complex application can not run properly - for example, google-earth doesn't start, only print error log.

    Does someone know, how to fix my problem? I remember, that after installing my OS ( approximately one year ago ), all 3D applications work fine, but meanwhile I installed bad driver maybe. Since then it doesn't work. Detailed information about my OS and the machine:

    Computer is HP Compaq 6830s with graphic adapter ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430

    Code:
    uname -a
    Linux debian 2.6.32-5-686 #1 SMP Wed Jan 12 04:01:41 UTC 2011 i686 GNU/Linux
    Code:
    lspci | grep VGA
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Device 95c2
    If you need more info, just let me know. Thank you in advance for any hints.
    Last edited by Fico; 04-08-2012, 07:56 AM.

  • #2
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    Ehm, I am so sorry, but I fixed it - my friend told me that I should try this procedure --> http://wiki.debian.org/ATIProprietary#Squeeze and it works with fglrx properly ( google-earth works fine ). I wanted to delete this thread, but maybe it will help someone in future ( if you want, kindly delete this thread ).

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Fico View Post
      Hi friends,

      I have a little problem with installing an ADM graphic driver ( last release from official site ) on my system. If I try to install by generating distribution package, installation crashes. Here you can see my output: http://paste.debian.net/162489/. I had fglrx driver before, but I couldn't run 3D applications ( maybe it was badly installed? ), glxinfo gave me this:
      Code:
      name of display: :0.0 
      X Error of failed request:  BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation) 
        Major opcode of failed request:  135 (GLX) 
        Minor opcode of failed request:  19 (X_GLXQueryServerString) 
        Serial number of failed request:  12 
        Current serial number in output stream:  12
      So I removed fglrx, totaly reinstall xserver-xorg ( now I don't have file xorg.conf ) and glxinfo "works" properly now - with examples like glxgears, but after glxinfo | grep renderer I get this:
      Code:
      OpenGL renderer string: Software Rasterizer
      which means, I don't have any graphic driver and more complex application can not run properly - for example, google-earth doesn't start, only print error log.

      Does someone know, how to fix my problem? I remember, that after installing my OS ( approximately one year ago ), all 3D applications work fine, but meanwhile I installed bad driver maybe. Since then it doesn't work. Detailed information about my OS and the machine:

      Computer is HP Compaq 6830s with graphic adapter ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430

      Code:
      uname -a
      Linux debian 2.6.32-5-686 #1 SMP Wed Jan 12 04:01:41 UTC 2011 i686 GNU/Linux
      Code:
      lspci | grep VGA
      01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Device 95c2
      If you need more info, just let me know. Thank you in advance for any hints.
      Hi Fico, did you look at Debian's wiki? It might help you create a Debian-specific package for fglrx...

      Cheers

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      • #4
        Great! It works now, thank you

        // ( sorry for maybe unnecesarry thread )

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