looking for suggestions - radeon display bad

peter lesterhuis peterlesterhuis at tiscali.nl
Fri Nov 16 07:46:24 UTC 2007


>
> This is how I got the 'fglrx' driver to work on Fedora 8 with Livna
> > repository....
> > 
> > # to get rid of the vestiges of a failed install attempt...
> > yum remove \
> >   kmod-fglrx \
> >   kmod-fglrx-2.6.23.1-49 \
> >   xorg-x11-drv-fglrx \
> >   livna-config-display
> > rpm -ivh \
> >   /var/cache/yum/livna/packages/kmod-fglrx \
> >   /var/cache/yum/livna/packages/kmod-fglrx-2.6.23.1-49 \
> >   /var/cache/yum/livna/packages/xorg-x11-drv-fglrx \
> >   /var/cache/yum/livna/packages/livna-config-display

> My problem with the above was that it seemed to hang while installing
> > kmod-fglrx-2.6.23.1-49 which as far as I could tell, was while doing
> > linking and finally, I just installed via rpm which worked.
> > 
I tried to install kmod-fglrx (yum install kmod-fglrx). It seemed to 
install well, but X wouln't start anymore, even when I changed xorg.conf 
back to "radeon". I couldn't get kmod-fglrx removed (yum remove 
kmod-fglrx) so in the end I reinstalled f8.
Peter




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