Re: problem installing ATI 9700 on debian testing
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En/La Jonathan Kaye ha escrit, a 09/04/05 10:44:
| En/La hossam mohamed mahmod ha escrit, a 09/04/05 10:13:
| | hello all,
| | i am running debian unstable on my Fujitsu siemens laptop.
| | i have problem installing the 3D support to my video card(ATI Mobility
| | Radeon 9700).
| | The contents of /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 is
| | Section "Device"
| | Identifier "ATI Technologies,Inc. RV350 [Mobility
| | Radeon 9600 M10]
| | Driver "ati"
| | EndSection
| | all i could understand from googling that i am using the opensource
| | driver which doesnt support 3D while the one who support 3D is closed
| | source which is a problem on debian
| | i am a little new to debian so no big words please :)
| | thanks in advance
| Hi Hossam,
| Try this link. I have a Radeon 9550 and it works brilliantly.
| (brilliantly is the biggest word I used :-) ). Follow the instructions
| and off you go.
| hi jonathan
| hi jonathan
| thanks alot for ur reply in fact i saw that site and i was scared as
about 70% of it i didnt understand :) anyway i did as u told me and i
followed the steps.
| in step 4 when i typed the command dpkg -i fglrx-driver_8.10.19-2_i386.deb
| i got the following error
| (Reading database ... 92955 files and directories currently installed.)
| Unpacking fglrx-driver (from fglrx-driver_8.10.19-2_i386.deb) ...
| dpkg-divert: `diversion of /usr/X11R6/lib/libGL.so.1.2 to /usr
|/share/fglrx/diversions/libGL.so.1.2 by fglrx-driver' clashes with
|diversion of /usr/X11R6/lib/libGL.so.1.2 to /usr/share/fglrx/diversions
|/libGL.so.1.2 by fglrx-4.3.0-driver'
| dpkg: error processing fglrx-driver_8.10.19-2_i386.deb (--install):
| subprocess pre-installation script returned error exit status 2
| Errors were encountered while processing:
| while dpkg -i fglrx-kernel-src_8.10.19-2_i386.deb worked just
|fine any clue why it that?
| thanks for ur help alot
the file libGL.so.1.2 is also in the package xlibmesa-gl and this causes
try dpkg -i --force-overwrite fglrx-driver_8.10.19-2_i386.deb and it see
if that works.
The reason you can install fglrx-kernel-src_8.10.19-2_i386.deb with no
problem is that it is a different package from the fglrx-driver package
and does not contain the same files. What Flavio has done is fix the
problem that exists with the normal fglrx drivers that you get from the
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