Re: atitvout problem
Deryk Barker <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Having updated my Dell Latitude CPx to testing last night, in order to
> get OpenOffice 1.1, everything seemed fine until I attempted to use
> atitvout this morning - in front of a roomful of students - to use the
> CRT out as well as the builtin screen.
> It would seem that I have encountered a known problem (as in the
> archive at
> The suggested solution back in May was to install the ati.2 drivers
> from gatos.sf.net.
> Unfortunately a) their web site doesn't seem to have a version for
> XFree 4.2.1 which is the version in testing and b) I'd rather not mess
> around installing xfree drivers from tgz files if I can avoid it.
The drivers for XFree 4.2.0 work fine here with Sid's XFree
> So, does anyone know of a Debian solution to this problem (i.e. a
> solution involving .debs)?
There are unofficial debs of the gatos drivers for XFree 4.1.0 at
Since the .deb construction is really trivial, I was able to make my own
debs for the gatos drivers 4.2.0 using the source package from above.
For your convenience I am leaving the created .deb package in a web site
for a couple of days. It works for me, but I can not make any promises
for other systems:
The "source" to build the above package is
It is not a "source package" in the Debian sense.
Hope this helps,
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