View Full Version : [ubuntu] trouble installing video card :-\

April 29th, 2010, 08:34 AM
Hi, hopefully I have put this in the right place :P

I'm having some trouble trying to install drivers for my ATI Radeon x800. I've downloaded the driver from AMD but when I try to run it I get this message:

Error: ./default_policy.sh does not support version
default:v2:i686:lib::none:2.6.31-21-generic; make sure that the version is being
correctly set by --iscurrentdistro

the driver seems to unpack and then gets to that point and stops and deletes all the temp files... Not really sure where to go from here

Bucky Ball
April 29th, 2010, 08:46 AM
Are you using this kernel?


April 29th, 2010, 09:01 AM
according to uname -r, yes...
sorry if I'm a bit slow, am a bit of a n00b with linux.

Bucky Ball
May 1st, 2010, 02:00 AM
One thing you don't mention is the machine. Is it 64bit or 32? Because the driver seems to be 64bit.