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Re: [opensuse-factory] X.org 7.2-1.2 in Beta1?
  • From: Stefan Dirsch <sndirsch@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2006 03:28:26 +0100
  • Message-id: <20061029022826.GA10947@xxxxxxx>
On Sat, Oct 28, 2006 at 10:49:17PM +0200, Jens Nixdorf wrote:
> just installed Beta 1 onto my Notebook and almost everything was working
> fine except X.org. My notebook runs a ATI X 1600 Mobility and while this
> chip isnt supported by X.org itself (radeon does work only up to X850,
> none of the X1x00-Chips are supported) Sax2 chooses VESA Framebuffer for
> it.
>
> I dont have to tell you that the framebuffer is very slow, it looks also
> very ugly, because the notebook has a native resolution of 1280x800,
> which is not usable with the framebuffer.

Really no fb resolution for 1280x800? Check with "hwinfo --framebuffer."

> So i wanted to install the proprietary ATI-driver 8.29.6, which even can
> make a package for SUSE 10.2. But from the console Sax2 cannot start
> with sax2 -r -m 0=fglrx, because the fglrx-driver is detecting a
> X.org-Version 7.2-1.2 instead of a 7.1.99. I found this in the SaX.log:
>
> (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//fglrx_drv.so
> (II) Module fglrx: vendor="FireGL - ATI Technologies Inc."
> compiled for 7.1.0, module version = 8.29.6
> Module class: X.Org Video Driver
> ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 1.0
> [atiddxSetup] X version mismatch - detected X.org 7.2.-1.2, required
> X.org 7.1.0.0
> (II) UnloadModule: "fglrx"
> (II) Unloading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//fglrx_drv.so
> (EE) Failed to load module "fglrx" (module requirement mismatch, 0)
>
> At any other place in this and other logs X.org is stated as Version
> 7.1.99, where is this 7.2-1.2 from?

A bug in the version check of the driver.

> And what can i do to have the right resolution (with or without the
> fglrx-driver)?

Honestly better go back to SUSE 10.1. See Bug #198125 for more
details.

Best regards,
Stefan

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