fc6, fglrx, ati, flickering, and the universe :-).

Lyvim Xaphir knightmerc at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 22 07:59:00 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-11-11 at 22:12 -0500, Tom Horsley wrote:
> In my continuing battle with the bug described in:
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8790
> I just tried installing the livna fglrx ati driver
> on my FC6 i686 boot partition.
> I eventually got it to mostly work, but I had to manually
> do things the ati-fglrx-config-display script is supposed
> to do for me (like add the /etc/ld.so.conf.d/ati-fglrx.conf
> file to get ATIs version of the mesa libs at the front of
> the list).
> I still don't get glx for the silly "desktop effects", instead
> I see things like this in the log file:
> (EE) AIGLX error: dlsym for __driCreateNewScreen_20050727 failed (/usr/lib/dri/fglrx_dri.so: undefined symbol: __driCreateNewScreen_20050727)
> (EE) AIGLX: reverting to software rendering
> Are these known problems with the livna versions of FC6 fglrx?
> I guess maybe it is time to try the x86_64 fglrx again (the last
> time I tried, it hard hung the system when the server exited).

So are you able to run glxgears or glxinfo?  What do you get when you
run 'ldd /usr/bin/glxinfo'  ?

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