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Re: ATI released drivers working with xorg 1.5 (Fedora 9)



2008/10/16 Steve Repo <scmuser gmail com>:
> 2008/10/16 Fernando Apesteguía <fernando apesteguia gmail com>:
>> 2008/10/16 Steve Repo <scmuser gmail com>:
>>> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 1:31 PM, David Hláčik <david hlacik eu> wrote:
>>>> Hi, ATI finally released drivers working with xorg 1.5 shipped in Fedora.
>>>>
>>>> What really makes me angry is ,that ATI ignored Fedora, and now when
>>>> Ubuntu Interpid is about to come .. here it is .. new drivers.
>>>>
>>>> Read this article ...
>>>> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=canonical_catalyst_811&num=1
>>>
>>> It's business in the end.  Ubuntu officially ships with quite a few
>>> laptops/desktops from major names (Dell, Acer) and hence the priority
>>> (and pressure from the vendors to release drivers).
>>>
>>> Fedora is .. well a .."community" distribution without commercial
>>> partnerships and hence not on AMD's priority list.
>>
>> Has anybody installed the driver?
>>
>
>
> Yes, Same old bullshit.
>
> [root spiffy Download]# sh ati-driver-installer-8-10-x86.x86_64.run
> Created directory fglrx-install.Q0VBB2
> Verifying archive integrity... All good.
> Uncompressing ATI Proprietary Linux
> Driver-8.542...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
> ==================================================
>  ATI Technologies Linux Driver Installer/Packager
> ==================================================
> which: no XFree86 in
> (/usr/kerberos/sbin:/usr/lib64/qt-3.3/bin:/usr/kerberos/bin:/usr/lib64/ccache:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/java/jdk1.6.0_07/bin:/home/chida/bin)
>
> Error: ./default_policy.sh does not support version
> default:v2:x86_64:lib::none:2.6.27; make sure that the version is being
> correctly set by --iscurrentdistro
>
> Removing temporary directory: fglrx-install.Q0VBB2

OK,

Exactly the same for me. I'm running:

Linux Sulphur 2.6.26.5-45.fc9.x86_64 #1 SMP Sat Sep 20 03:23:12 EDT
2008 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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