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Re: fglrx driver in debian squeeze in limbo - any ideas?

On Mon, 03 May 2010 01:48:02 -0400, Zachary Uram wrote:

> This sucks. Stupid closed source drivers cause such problems. Any
> workaround I can do?
> I need to build the fglrx driver for debian squeeze (ati radeon hd 4550
> card), but I just saw this bug
> saying the packages have been removed from testing due to a conflict
> with the x.org transition.
> The packages referred to here: http://wiki.debian.org/ATIProprietary
> such as "fglrx-control" and "fglrx-driver" are no longer available so
> what should I do?

You mean these? :-?


> I don't know when the x.org transition will be finished and I really
> want 3D acceleration so I can play my games :(
> So for now I must use the open source radeon driver which cannot do 3D
> :(

You can always download the driver from ATI site and compile yourself.



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