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  • Of course NOT. Very unlikely that will ever happen.

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    • No, the Catalyst driver does not use KMS.

      During the installation process the radeon KMS code is disabled, then after reboot the Catalyst driver starts up the "traditional UMS way".

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      • Hey Cuppa!

        Ubuntu just released a driver for laptop... it doesn't work (again), but Jockey now finds it^^

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        • Sorry for the double post, but I can't seem to find an edit button!

          Anyways... error is still the same

          (II) Module "ddc" already built-in

          Backtrace:
          0: /usr/bin/X (xorg_backtrace+0x28) [0x4a3248]
          [...]
          18: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x25d59) [0x425d59]
          Segmentation fault at address (nil)

          Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting

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          • Originally posted by TheWretched View Post
            Anyways... error is still the same
            I tested latest catalyst with xorg 1.7.6 but still the same error as you

            I'm on Archlinux x86_64 kernel 2.6.33, sony vaio eb1z1e with ATI HD5650

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            • can someone post his xorg.conf ?
              somehow it doesnt configure it in my system and its blank.
              (ubuntu 10.04)

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              • Originally posted by xpander View Post
                can someone post his xorg.conf ?
                somehow it doesnt configure it in my system and its blank.
                (ubuntu 10.04)
                didn't
                Code:
                sudo aticonfig --initial
                work for you ?

                Section "ServerLayout"
                Identifier "aticonfig Layout"
                Screen 0 "aticonfig-Screen[0]-0" 0 0
                EndSection

                Section "Files"
                EndSection

                Section "Module"
                EndSection

                Section "Monitor"
                Identifier "aticonfig-Monitor[0]-0"
                Option "VendorName" "ATI Proprietary Driver"
                Option "ModelName" "Generic Autodetecting Monitor"
                Option "DPMS" "true"
                EndSection

                Section "Device"
                Identifier "aticonfig-Device[0]-0"
                Driver "fglrx"
                BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
                EndSection

                Section "Screen"
                Identifier "aticonfig-Screen[0]-0"
                Device "aticonfig-Device[0]-0"
                Monitor "aticonfig-Monitor[0]-0"
                DefaultDepth 24
                SubSection "Display"
                Viewport 0 0
                Depth 24
                EndSubSection
                EndSection

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                • sudo aticonfig --initial

                  didnt work for me, got just blank xorg.conf

                  thx for ur xorg, got it working now

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