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  • #11
    Originally posted by koolmanoncampus View Post
    you can try to see if it can be done with aticonfig...

    try aticonfig --help in the terminal.
    Thanks, tried that one already, but could not really find something. Still looking...

    Edit: some of the options I tried give the same error as amdcccle:

    aticonfig --query-dispattrib lvds,overscan
    aticonfig: xcb_xlib.c:50: xcb_xlib_unlock: Assertion `c->xlib.lock' failed.

    Well, let's ho.. - erm - "wait" for 8.43, anyway.
    Last edited by Christian_L; 11-12-2007, 05:00 PM.

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    • #12
      Originally posted by wiscados View Post
      Fedora 8 was released after 8.43. Does 8.43 generate F8 specific package? Should I just use the F7 package, or does it even matter? Or maybe just a generic installation..
      There are basically two ways to install it:

      1) Use the driver from the ATI download page. Because of Kernel 2.6.23, you will need to apply a patch for it to work. I have not tried this out myself.

      2) Install the packages from the livna repository, as described here: http://www.fedorafaq.org/#radeon

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      • #13
        ... and finally some good news: I really don't understand why, but suspend and hibernate are magically working again on my laptop (Inspiron 6400, Moblity Radeon X1400, Fedora 8, kernel 2.6.23.1-49)!

        Did anybody have the same luck?

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        • #14
          Is the Livna fglrx package already patched for the 2.6.23 kernel? I'm running Fedora 8 with an X1400 and can't get the desktop effects or control panel working using the livna package. I have the same problem described in the first post here:
          http://forums.fedoraforum.org/forum/...d.php?t=171236

          I wasn't sure if I should download the ati installer and patch it (or even how to do that).

          Any ideas?

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