Re: xorg (fglrx, radeon, radeonhd, vesa) not working after upgrade
Kelly Clowers wrote:
> Just for fun, you might try purging and reinstalling
> the drivers, then see what kind of results you get
> with this setup.
Yes, you are right. Because of the fact that not even the vesa driver
worked, I went that way and uninstalled all the fglrx related packages
and installed a distribution kernel instead of my self-compiled one. It
looks like having some of the fglrx packages installed is no longer
tolerated even when using another driver. This was no problem in the
But at least I now get a working X again with the radeonhd driver,
which is a good thing!
However, when starting googleearth, the whole machine freezes
completely, which is a sad regression. It worked flawlessly with the
Does anybody have a working googleearth with radeon or radeonhd? (Not
even mentioning something like enemy territory which worked with fglrx
but does not start with the radeon* drivers).