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Re: looking for suggestions - radeon display bad




This is how I got the 'fglrx' driver to work on Fedora 8 with Livna
> repository....
> > # to get rid of the vestiges of a failed install attempt...
> yum remove \
>   kmod-fglrx \
>   kmod-fglrx-2.6.23.1-49 \
>   xorg-x11-drv-fglrx \
>   livna-config-display
> rpm -ivh \
>   /var/cache/yum/livna/packages/kmod-fglrx \
>   /var/cache/yum/livna/packages/kmod-fglrx-2.6.23.1-49 \
>   /var/cache/yum/livna/packages/xorg-x11-drv-fglrx \
>   /var/cache/yum/livna/packages/livna-config-display

My problem with the above was that it seemed to hang while installing
> kmod-fglrx-2.6.23.1-49 which as far as I could tell, was while doing
> linking and finally, I just installed via rpm which worked.
>
I tried to install kmod-fglrx (yum install kmod-fglrx). It seemed to install well, but X wouln't start anymore, even when I changed xorg.conf back to "radeon". I couldn't get kmod-fglrx removed (yum remove kmod-fglrx) so in the end I reinstalled f8.
Peter


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