Org server provides xorg-video-abi , which fglrx doesn’t support; the ABIs aren’t forwards compatible, which is why you can’t install the driver from the repositories. I use module-assistant to compile and install fglrx kernel module. Configuration As the fglrx driver is not autodetected by Xorg , a configuration file is required to be supplied. That worked apparently and I notice the libglx. I have exactly the same problem and ialibs are already installed.

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When I try to install fglrx-driver now, aptitude returns something about xorg-video-abia package which should be provided by the X server itself as stated here. I installed drivers from Debian non-free method which is described here: Default-Release “wheezy”; Update the list of available packages.

Further to my comment above, I have now successfully restored the driver. After that, the buildpkg worked — leaving me with 4 packages.

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The package tracker states that there is no package available right now, so I added Sid, pinned on Ddbian far as Debian is concerned, fglrx isn’t missing from its distribution because it’s never been a part of it. Went back to the vesa driver. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. What we must remember… the very same ati debin end up working on ubuntu, and many other distros including deb and rpm based distros. Also, this step failed with the following errors: I fixed the issue by downgrading the x-server to the one provided in jessie.


This tutorial will explain How to install ATI fglrx driver in debian. You can also use sgfxi to move between free and non-free drivers or roll back to native free drivers: It is recommended to use the free radeon driver instead.

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Leave a comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. At this point I quit in frustration and just ran the ATI installer. Post as a guest Name. During driver installation you may have been notified that ‘aticonfig –initial’ can be used to create the required configuration file.

The following script should do the trick: Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.

So it must be the free-drivers-problem. That worked apparently and I notice the libglx. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

I had the same problem and installing open source driver solved my issue make sure to have contrib and non-free in your source. The following script should do drbian trick:.


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And, lastly, start GDM as root and make sure everything works. I think the problem lies in something to do with the kernels — on debian the nvidias seem to install with no problem. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-legacy-driver packages: Detected X Server version ‘XServer 1.

Configuration As the fglrx driver is not autodetected by Xorga configuration file is required to be supplied.

DKMS will build the fglrx module for your system. Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: