fglrx and Fedora 7 works!

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sun Jun 10 05:57:14 UTC 2007

Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>> You should probably post this to bugzilla and the devel list as well.
>>> You'll save somebody a lot of work. Thanks.
>> Wouldn't be useful. If ATI doesn't support the latest Xorg provided in
>> Fedora 7 there isn't much Fedora developers can do about it.
> Correct me if I'm wrong and out of line here, but if the latest fglrx
> packages doesn't work with F7, can't the 3rd party repo maintainers
> remove it in favor of an older package that does work (only in their F7
> repos)?  Why isn't this a viable solution?  I thought that the point of
> having 3rd party repos was to help provide packages that worked.  I
> realize you can argue whether the fglrx package is broken or that Fedora
> 7 breaks it, but if the previous packages work, let's package them up
> for F7 until ATI fixes fglrx!

Afaik the older ATI drivers only work with older versions of Xorg so 
your solution does not work.


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