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Re: problem with new fglrx driver



On Thu, 2006-10-26 at 22:39 +0000, Apple Maggot wrote:

> After running pup to update my FC5 installation, the following updates were
> installed:
> 
> kernel-2.6.18-1.2200.fc5 (i686)
> xorg-x11-drv-fglrx-8.29.6-1.lvn5
> kmod-fglrx-8.29.6-1.2.6.18_1.2200.fc5 (i686)
> 
> After rebooting, when X was started, my laptop's screen went completely white
> (no messages, no nothing) and the system hung.
> 
> Just like you, I tried rebooting into the previous kernel (2.6.17-1.2187) and
> had the same problem.
> 
> I had to boot into single user mode and disable the ATI driver
> (ati-fglrx-config-display disable) in order to get things working again.
> 
> Uninstalling and reinstalling the fglrx packages made no difference.  No idea
> what the problem is.  I'm just going to run unaccelerated until someone figures
> out a fix.

Ran into the exact same thing on my 9000 Pro system.  Waiting for a
fix/answer here as well on what to do/try/install next to get it
working.

-- 
Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

"Sex is like air, it's not important unless your not getting any!"


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