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  1. #51
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    Quote Originally Posted by Uchikoma View Post
    This after you installed 8.1?
    Yessir.

    Peter

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    another crappy release?
    they can not call this new version - it is just patch, which fixes the modelines support. I can't see any new fixes.
    x1600xt is rotting now under my windows.
    and nobody wants to buy my laptop, because of builtin ati videocard! :-E

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    Well I'm dead in the water. I have updated to 8.1 but it crashes when ever I try to configure Xorg through Yast (My old settings don't work either Xorg crashes)

    Im not entirely sure what section of the log I should post but others have posted the Backtrace section so here it is.
    Code:
    	Backtrace:
    	0: /usr/sbin/xw(xf86SigHandler+0x6d) [0x492acd]
    	1: /lib64/libc.so.6 [0x2b337a982bd0]
    	2: /lib64/libc.so.6 [0x2b337a98663a]
    	3: /usr/sbin/xw(xf86atoi+0x12) [0x472ea2]
    	4: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules//drivers/fglrx_drv.so [0x2b337bef69fa]
    	5: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules//drivers/fglrx_drv.so(atiddxPreInit+0x68d) [0x2b337bef1d8d]
    	6: /usr/sbin/xw(InitOutput+0x9da) [0x4694ea]
    	7: /usr/sbin/xw(main+0x295) [0x43a0c5]
    	8: /lib64/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xf4) [0x2b337a96fb54]
    	9: /usr/sbin/xw(FontFileCompleteXLFD+0x229) [0x4395e9]
    	
    	Fatal server error:
    	Caught signal 11.  Server aborting
    OS: Opensuse 10.3 64bit
    IGP: ATI Radeon X1200 Series - RS690M

    I guess im back to testing radeonhd until the next release.

  4. #54
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    Default Everything good except for XV

    Things are working great here on my T60. Suspend is working again and compiz is fast. The only thing left for me is the xv playback. Oh and Google earth is all flickery.

    Slowly but surely things are getting better

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisr View Post
    But I am wondering: the graphics PCI ID is 0x71D4, correct? What happens if you "hack" the PCI ID to 0x71D5 instead, as was common practice before FireGL support became available anyway? Does 3D work then?
    Yep, it’s 0x71D4. Where am I supposed to “hack” the ID?

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    For me a good driver release:
    - Widescreen is working again,
    - The memory leak is no more, (I can't use 7.12 on a widescreen)
    - distortion on the lower right is no more,
    - suspend works

    Unfortuantly, compiz feels faster, but not fast enough.

  7. #57

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    Quote Originally Posted by pjjanak View Post
    So, I'm using Ubuntu 7.10 and suspend obviously wasn't working until Catalyst 7.12. However, widescreen stopped working along with that. So I figured I would just wait until 8.1 for widescreen and suspend (and 3D acceleration, which is really the only plus I care about that ATI proprietary drivers have over the others). However, suspend broke. Goddamn it. It turns off the screen, the harddrive spins up, and then nothing. Dead. I have to do a hard reset.

    Peter
    Well the Release notes state:
    Suspending to RAM or DISK on kernel version 2.6.23 or later no longer fails
    Well on my up-to-date gutsy "uname -r" gives:
    2.6.22-14-generic
    So there's your problem!!!

  8. #58
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    Thumbs down 8.01 doesn't work for me.

    Well, after installing this driver, I cannot even get into the GDM login screen. I just get a blank, black screen with nothing else. ALT-CTRL-F1 or F2 doesn't work. I have to hard-reset.

    ATI X1650 Pro, Gutsy 7.10

    Here is my Xorg.0.log:

    Code:
    X Window System Version 1.3.0
    Release Date: 19 April 2007
    X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 1.3
    Build Operating System: Linux Ubuntu (xorg-server 2:1.3.0.0.dfsg-12ubuntu8.1)
    Current Operating System: Linux patrick-desktop 2.6.22-14-generic #1 SMP Tue Dec 18 08:02:57 UTC 2007 i686
    
    ... blah, blah, blah ...
    
    (II) fglrx(0): detected X.org 7.1.0.0
    (II) Loading extension ATIFGLRXDRI
    (II) fglrx(0): doing DRIScreenInit
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
    drmOpenDevice: open result is 7, (OK)
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
    drmOpenDevice: open result is 7, (OK)
    drmOpenByBusid: Searching for BusID PCI:1:0:0
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
    drmOpenDevice: open result is 7, (OK)
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns 7
    drmOpenByBusid: drmGetBusid reports 
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card1
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card2
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card3
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card4
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card5
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card6
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card7
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card8
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card9
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card10
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card11
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card12
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card13
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card14
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
    drmOpenDevice: Open failed
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns -19
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
    drmOpenDevice: open result is 7, (OK)
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
    drmOpenDevice: open result is 7, (OK)
    drmGetBusid returned ''
    (II) fglrx(0): [drm] DRM interface version 1.0
    (II) fglrx(0): [drm] created "fglrx" driver at busid "PCI:1:0:0"
    (II) fglrx(0): [drm] added 8192 byte SAREA at 0x2000
    (II) fglrx(0): [drm] mapped SAREA 0x2000 to 0xb7c2e000
    (II) fglrx(0): [drm] framebuffer handle = 0x3000
    (II) fglrx(0): [drm] added 1 reserved context for kernel
    (II) fglrx(0): DRIScreenInit done
    (II) fglrx(0): Kernel Module Version Information:
    (II) fglrx(0):     Name: fglrx
    (II) fglrx(0):     Version: 8.37.6
    (II) fglrx(0):     Date: May 25 2007
    (II) fglrx(0):     Desc: ATI FireGL DRM kernel module
    (II) fglrx(0): Kernel Module version matches driver.
    (II) fglrx(0): Kernel Module Build Time Information:
    (II) fglrx(0):     Build-Kernel UTS_RELEASE:        2.6.22-14-generic
    (II) fglrx(0):     Build-Kernel MODVERSIONS:        no
    (II) fglrx(0):     Build-Kernel __SMP__:            no
    (II) fglrx(0):     Build-Kernel PAGE_SIZE:          0x1000
    (II) fglrx(0): [drm] register handle = 0x00004000
    (II) fglrx(0): Interrupt handler installed at IRQ 22.
    (II) fglrx(0): Exposed events to the /proc interface
    (II) fglrx(0): [drm] ringbuffer size = 0x00100000 bytes
    (II) fglrx(0): [drm] texture shared area handle = 0x00008000
    (II) fglrx(0): shared FSAAScale=1
    (II) fglrx(0): DRI initialization successfull!
    (II) fglrx(0): FBADPhys: 0xc0000000 FBMappedSize: 0x00701000
    (II) fglrx(0): FBMM initialized for area (0,0)-(1280,1434)
    (II) fglrx(0): FBMM auto alloc for area (0,0)-(1280,1024) (front color buffer - assumption)
    (II) fglrx(0): Largest offscreen area available: 1280 x 410
    (==) fglrx(0): Backing store disabled
    (==) fglrx(0): Silken mouse enabled
    (II) Loading extension FGLRXEXTENSION
    (II) Loading extension ATITVOUT
    (**) fglrx(0): DPMS enabled
    (II) fglrx(0): GLESX enableFlags = 16
    (II) fglrx(0): GLESX is enabled
    (II) fglrx(0): Using XFree86 Acceleration Architecture (XAA)
    	Screen to screen bit blits
    	Solid filled rectangles
    	8x8 mono pattern filled rectangles
    	Solid Lines
    	Dashed Lines
    	Offscreen Pixmaps
    	Setting up tile and stipple cache:
    		30 128x128 slots
    (II) fglrx(0): Acceleration enabled
    (WW) fglrx(0): Option "VendorName" is not used
    (WW) fglrx(0): Option "ModelName" is not used
    (II) fglrx(0): X context handle = 0x1
    (II) fglrx(0): [DRI] installation complete
    (II) fglrx(0): Direct rendering enabled
    (==) fglrx(0): Using hardware cursor
    (==) RandR enabled
    (II) Initializing built-in extension MIT-SHM
    (II) Initializing built-in extension XInputExtension
    (II) Initializing built-in extension XTEST
    (II) Initializing built-in extension XKEYBOARD
    (II) Initializing built-in extension XC-APPGROUP
    (II) Initializing built-in extension XAccessControlExtension
    (II) Initializing built-in extension SECURITY
    (II) Initializing built-in extension XINERAMA
    (II) Initializing built-in extension XFIXES
    (II) Initializing built-in extension XFree86-Bigfont
    (II) Initializing built-in extension RENDER
    (II) Initializing built-in extension RANDR
    (II) Initializing built-in extension COMPOSITE
    (II) Initializing built-in extension DAMAGE
    (II) Initializing built-in extension XEVIE
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
    drmOpenDevice: open result is 8, (OK)
    drmOpenByBusid: Searching for BusID PCI:1:0:0
    drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
    drmOpenDevice: open result is 8, (OK)
    drmOpenByBusid: drmOpenMinor returns 8
    drmOpenByBusid: drmGetBusid reports PCI:1:0:0
    (EE) AIGLX error: dlsym for __driCreateNewScreen_20050727 failed (/usr/lib/dri/fglrx_dri.so: undefined symbol: __driCreateNewScreen_20050727)
    (EE) AIGLX: reverting to software rendering
    (II) Loading local sub module "GLcore"
    (II) LoadModule: "GLcore"
    (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions//libGLcore.so
    (II) Module GLcore: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
    	compiled for 1.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
    	ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 0.3
    (II) GLX: Initialized MESA-PROXY GL provider for screen 0
    (**) Option "CoreKeyboard"
    (**) Generic Keyboard: Core Keyboard
    (**) Option "Protocol" "standard"
    (**) Generic Keyboard: Protocol: standard
    (**) Option "AutoRepeat" "500 30"
    (**) Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
    (**) Generic Keyboard: XkbRules: "xorg"
    (**) Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
    (**) Generic Keyboard: XkbModel: "pc105"
    (**) Option "XkbLayout" "us"
    (**) Generic Keyboard: XkbLayout: "us"
    (**) Option "CustomKeycodes" "off"
    (**) Generic Keyboard: CustomKeycodes disabled
    (**) Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
    (**) Configured Mouse: Device: "/dev/input/mice"
    (**) Configured Mouse: Protocol: "ImPS/2"
    (**) Option "CorePointer"
    (**) Configured Mouse: Core Pointer
    (**) Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
    (**) Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
    (**) Configured Mouse: Emulate3Buttons, Emulate3Timeout: 50
    (**) Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    (**) Configured Mouse: ZAxisMapping: buttons 4 and 5
    (**) Configured Mouse: Buttons: 9
    (**) Configured Mouse: Sensitivity: 1
    (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Configured Mouse" (type: MOUSE)
    (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Generic Keyboard" (type: KEYBOARD)
    (II) Configured Mouse: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded
    SetClientVersion: 0 9
    (II) fglrx(0): [drm] removed 1 reserved context for kernel
    (II) fglrx(0): [drm] unmapping 8192 bytes of SAREA 0x2000 at 0xb7c2e000
    Any ideas on why this is happening? 8.40.4 works just fine. It's what I am using now in place of any of the new drivers. Any driver after 8.40.4 gives me the same problems.

    Any help would be really appreciated.

  9. #59
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    Default ... and here is my xorg.conf

    And here is my xorg.conf:

    Code:
    # xorg.conf (xorg X Window System server configuration file)
    #
    # This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
    # values from the debconf database.
    #
    # Edit this file with caution, and see the xorg.conf manual page.
    # (Type "man xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
    #
    # This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
    # if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
    # package.
    #
    # If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
    # again, run the following command:
    #   sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg
    
    Section "ServerLayout"
    	
    	# Uncomment if you have a wacom tablet
    	#	InputDevice     "stylus"	"SendCoreEvents"
    	#	InputDevice     "cursor"	"SendCoreEvents"
    	#	InputDevice     "eraser"	"SendCoreEvents"
    	Identifier	"Default Layout"
      screen 0 "aticonfig-Screen[0]" 0 0
    	Inputdevice	"Generic Keyboard"
    	Inputdevice	"Configured Mouse"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Files"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Module"
    	Load		"glx"
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    	Identifier	"Generic Keyboard"
    	Driver		"kbd"
    	Option		"CoreKeyboard"
    	Option		"XkbRules"	"xorg"
    	Option		"XkbModel"	"pc105"
    	Option		"XkbLayout"	"us"
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    	Identifier	"Configured Mouse"
    	Driver		"mouse"
    	Option		"CorePointer"
    	Option		"Device"	"/dev/input/mice"
    	Option		"Protocol"	"ImPS/2"
    	Option		"ZAxisMapping"	"4 5"
    	Option		"Emulate3Buttons"	"true"
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    	Identifier	"stylus"
    	Driver		"wacom"
    	Option		"Device"	"/dev/input/wacom"
    	Option		"Type"	"stylus"
    	Option		"ForceDevice"	"ISDV4"# Tablet PC ONLY
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    	Identifier	"eraser"
    	Driver		"wacom"
    	Option		"Device"	"/dev/input/wacom"
    	Option		"Type"	"eraser"
    	Option		"ForceDevice"	"ISDV4"# Tablet PC ONLY
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    	Identifier	"cursor"
    	Driver		"wacom"
    	Option		"Device"	"/dev/input/wacom"
    	Option		"Type"	"cursor"
    	Option		"ForceDevice"	"ISDV4"# Tablet PC ONLY
    EndSection
    
    Section "Monitor"
    	Identifier	"SyncMaster"
    	Option		"DPMS"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Monitor"
    	Identifier	"aticonfig-Monitor[0]"
    	Option		"VendorName"	"ATI Proprietary Driver"
    	Option		"ModelName"	"Generic Autodetecting Monitor"
    	Option		"DPMS"	"true"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Device"
    	Identifier	"aticonfig-Device[0]"
    	Driver		"fglrx"
    	Option		"VideoOverlay"	"on"
    	Option		"OpenGLOverlay"	"off"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Device"
    	Identifier	"Generic Video Card"
    	Driver		"fglrx"
    	Option		"VideoOverlay"	"on"
    	Option		"OpenGLOverlay"	"off"
    	Busid		"PCI:1:0:0"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Screen"
    	Identifier	"Default Screen"
    	Device		"Generic Video Card"
    	Monitor		"SyncMaster"
    	Defaultdepth	24
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Modes		"1280x1024"	"1152x864"	"1024x768"	"832x624"	"800x600"	"720x400"	"640x480"
    	EndSubSection
    EndSection
    
    Section "Screen"
    	Identifier	"aticonfig-Screen[0]"
    	Device		"aticonfig-Device[0]"
    	Monitor		"aticonfig-Monitor[0]"
    	Defaultdepth	24
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Viewport	0	0
    		Depth	24
    	EndSubSection
    EndSection
    
    Section "Extensions"
            Option  "Composite" "Disable"
    EndSection
    
    Section "ServerFlags"
            Option  "AIGLX" "off"
    EndSection

  10. #60
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    Default WTF!

    i don't know if laugh or cry...

    another _crappy_ release from _ati_

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