Re: SOLVED Re: xorg 7 and ATI proprietary driver (fglrx)
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006 23:51:34 -0700
Erik Steffl <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Liam O'Toole wrote:
> > On Mon, 19 Jun 2006 12:04:58 -0700
> > Erik Steffl <email@example.com> wrote:
> > [SNIP]
> > The next thing I would check is that various symlinks in /usr/lib/
> > point to the fglrx libraries rather than the mesa ones. You should
> > at least look at /usr/lib/libGL.so* and /usr/lib/libGLcore.so*. The
> > command 'strace fglrx' will help you to identify any others.
> I checked that before and it looks ok (diversion by fglrx-driver
> to: /usr/lib/fglrx/diversions/libGL.so.1.2) however I did strace
> fglrxinfo and here's what it revealed:
> open("/usr/X11R6/lib/modules/dri//fglrx_dri.so", O_RDONLY) = -1
> ENOENT (No such file or directory)
> it indeed is not in that directory (it's
> in /usr/lib/dri/fglrx_dri.so).
> now imagine this, it turns out that ATI tools modified my
> /etc/profile (2005/07/13 or before):
> ### START ATI FGLRX ###
> ### Automatically modified by ATI Proprietary driver scripts
> ### Please do not modify between START ATI FGLRX and END ATI FGLRX
> doing nasty things with LD_LIBRARY_PATH, LIBGL_DRIVERS_PATH which
> is why it didn't work. One simple command (unset LIBGL_DRIVERS_PATH)
> and it works again.
I would be really furious in your position. Presumably the Debian
packages are better behaved.
> thanks a lot for the pointers!