Re: SOLVED Re: xorg 7 and ATI proprietary driver (fglrx)
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Liam O'Toole wrote:
> 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:
>> 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.
Is there an ATI Debian package?
AFAICT, the NVIDIA binary driver install app (not the Debian
package, but the one directly from nvidia.com) is well-behaved.
(The only file it seems to modify is xorg.conf, and puts it's files
in standard locations.)
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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