Thanks for the prompt respond, i am goin to try what you suggested and let you know what happens, one thing is i am using the new nvidia driver which i downloaded from the nvidia website, http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_d...100.14.11.html when i look in synaptic it is not listed so i am thinking i will just have to reinstall it by following this instruction its pretty straight forward http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...+nvidia+driver so maybe u can incorporate this instruction in the script for those using the latest nvidia driver (or u can do a generic one and the user will have to enter what ever nvidia driver they are using), but i am not master ubuntu user so i dont know if that is possible . Also in his instructions he refered to the driver as NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-100.14.11-pkg2.run but should be NVIDIA-Linux-x86-64-100.14.11-pkg1.run thanks
Last edited by siralphred; August 4th, 2007 at 07:22 PM.
Weirdness ensues... the ati installer for my graphics card reports an unsupported architecture when trying to build packages...
This occurs when generating any package, even Ubuntu/feisty I'll keep playing around with it, has anyone else had this problem with the ATI packages?Code:Generating package: Ubuntu/gutsy ./packages/Ubuntu/ati-packager.sh: 175: dpkg-architecture: not found Error: unsupported architecture: Removing temporary directory: fglrx-install.Zb7622
I'm getting this show up too which is a little disheartening... seems the fglrx module isn't being loaded at least not in it's entirety... fun fun
Code:jamie@maplesyrup:~$ dmesg | grep fglrx [ 37.620000] fglrx: module license 'Proprietary. (C) 2002 - ATI Technologies, Starnberg, GERMANY' taints kernel. [ 37.624000] [fglrx] Maximum main memory to use for locked dma buffers: 928 MBytes. [ 37.624000] [fglrx] module loaded - fglrx 8.37.6 [May 25 2007] on minor 0 [ 40.576000] [fglrx:firegl_unlock] *ERROR* Process 4666 using kernel context 0
I think I'm just going to bite the bullet and install those dev libs and the build tools from the gutsy repo.Code:Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that the package is simply not installable and a bug report against that package should be filed. The following information may help resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential: Depends: libc6-dev but it is not going to be installed or libc-dev Depends: g++ (>= 4:4.1.1) but it is not going to be installed E: Broken packages
Update: This is potentially going to be painful...
We'll soon see, I'l leaving it installing while I go watch the simpsons movie, wish me luck.The following extra packages will be installed:
cpp cpp-4.1 dpkg dpkg-dev g++ g++-4.1 gcc gcc-4.1 gcc-4.1-base gcc-4.2-base
libc6-dev libgcc1 libstdc++6 libstdc++6-4.1-dev linux-libc-dev
cpp-multilib cpp-doc gcc-4.1-locales lzma debian-keyring g++-multilib
g++-4.1-multilib gcc-4.1-doc gcc-multilib manpages-dev autoconf automake1.9 libtool
flex bison gcc-doc gcc-4.1-multilib glibc-doc libstdc++6-4.1-doc
The following NEW packages will be installed:
build-essential dpkg-dev g++ g++-4.1 gcc-4.2-base libc6-dev libstdc++6-4.1-dev
The following packages will be upgraded:
cpp cpp-4.1 dpkg gcc gcc-4.1 gcc-4.1-base libgcc1 libstdc++6
Last edited by jamieplucinski; August 4th, 2007 at 07:55 PM.
Nifty. The latest kernel supports my Targus bluetooth dongle (it even says so in the release notes). Thanks for the guide!
Anyways I am up and running with direct rendering, yay! Here's my howto for the 200M chipset:
- Install the kernel as per this guide
- Re-add the gutsy repos and then do apt-get update
- Do apt-get install build-essential and install all of the required libs (just answer Y)
- Remove the gutsy repo and do apt-get update again.
- Install Envy and do what you will with it
- Reboot when prompted by Envy, et voila, direct rendering enabled for your graphics
So yay, success for me, thanks again, and be sure to go see the movie!