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> Ati 9500 Driver Mandrake 9.2, help installing, kernal issue
RenEgaDe
post Dec 9 2003, 05:58 AM
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total newbie so be gentle! but i need help desperately tried searching everywhere & man am i confused blink.gif kernel
& i get this when i try to install
*** WARNING ***
Tailored kernel module for fglrx not present in your system.
You must go to /lib/modules/fglrx/build_mod subdir
and execute './make.sh' to build a fully customed kernel module.
Afterwards go to /lib/modules/fglrx and run './make_install.sh'
in order to install the module into your kernel's module repository.
(see readme.txt for more details.)

As of now you can still run your XServer in 2D, but hardware acclerated
OpenGL will not work and 2D graphics will lack performance.

failed.
*** Error: no kernel module build environment - please consult readme.
Installed: qt3 (gcc 3.2) based control panel application
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ATI display drivers successfully installed
please run 'fglrxconfig' now
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hughesjr
post Dec 10 2003, 06:38 AM
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It is common for Mandrake and RedHat to add the custom on a make dep if kernel already exists...but supossedly it works for the ATI install.

According to this thread (at linuxquestions.com), the command:

rpm -i --force fglrx-glccurrent version

(i would use rpm -Uvh --force fglrx-glccurrent version instead)

There is also an excellent post by user named Thetargos on the same page....


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