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Re: AMD Graphics on Debian 7.4



> > ****Error: unsupported architecture:**** 
> 
> I haven't been reading this properly.  Sorry. :-(  Are your distro, 
> 
> your driver and your CPU all the same architecture?  

Yes, from the dpkg --print-architecture --> amd64, the CPU is an Intel i7-3930K, and the Catalyst package is amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.run.


>It is complaining about the architecture, not the distro version.

> Have you got multiarch installed?

Not that I know of.  So I did the following:

# dpkg --print-architecture
amd64

# dpkg --print-foreign-architectures
# dpkg --add-architecture i386
# dpkg --print-architecture
amd64

# dpkg --print-foreign-architectures
i386

apt-get update
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org wheezy Release.gpg
...<snip>
Fetched 6,647 kB in 18s (357 kB/s)                                             
Reading package lists... Done


Then:

# sh ./amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Debian/stable
Created directory fglrx-install.hrcfIz
Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing AMD Catalyst(TM) Proprietary Driver-13.251.......
...
Generating package: Debian/stable
./packages/Debian/ati-packager.sh: 1: ./packages/Debian/ati-packager.sh: dpkg-architecture: not found
Error: unsupported architecture: 
Removing temporary directory: fglrx-install.hrcfIz

I have looked but can't find what 'dpkg-architecture: not found' means, none the less, how to address it.

Ray


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