On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 17:49 +0200, olivier blanc wrote:
> > The open source 'ati' driver (do not confuse with closed source
> > 'fglrx') is already compatible with X.Org 7.1, and works with the video
> > chipset described above. If it doesn't works on your configuration (and
> > you *really* are using this driver), this is a bug, and you should open
> > a bug on LaunchPad, if possible.
> I tried both with and without fglrx driver. Without it, with both radeon
> or ati xorg driver, the xorg server answered that It could not start as
> the ATI/Radeon drivers wont load : ABI major number (set to 0) for the
> video driver is different as Xorg ABI major number (set to 1).
> The symptoms are close to what's described in
Olivier, if you upgraded yesterday, and the video drivers say they
have ABI major number 0, something is probably nastily broken on your
a. the 'fglrx' driver is part of linux-restricted-modules-2.6.17. If
this package is up-to-date, so the driver must be. (thus, having ABI
b. the 'ati' driver is included on package 'xserver-xorg-video-ati',
this is a new package for Edgy, and should be installed during upgrade
*if* your system isn't broken. ('sudo apt-get install xorg' should say
it is already installed in this case)
Anyhow, I really suggest you to open a bug on LaunchPad, if neither
'a' or 'b' are the reasons of your problem.
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