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  1. #1
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    ati driver on ubuntu 11.10

    hi,
    i have ubuntu oneiric x64 installed on my lenovo G570 laptop
    and i have a problem in ati drivers installation
    basically when my laptop was holding ubuntu 11.04 x64 , the ati driver has no effect on it

    on oneiric i found new driver "post-release updates" when i tried to activate it i get those messages from log file
    /var/log/jockey.log
    2011-10-27 17:33:12,909 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx_updates): target_alt None current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt None other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:12,910 DEBUG: fglrx_updates is not the alternative in use
    2011-10-27 17:33:12,971 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx_updates): target_alt None current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt None other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:12,972 DEBUG: fglrx_updates is not the alternative in use
    2011-10-27 17:33:13,334 WARNING: /sys/module/fglrx_updates/drivers does not exist, cannot rebind fglrx_updates driver
    2011-10-27 17:33:13,434 ERROR: xorg:fglrx_updates: get_alternative_by_name(fglrx-updates) returned nothing
    2011-10-27 17:33:13,543 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx_updates): target_alt None current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt None other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:13,543 DEBUG: fglrx_updates is not the alternative in use
    2011-10-27 17:33:13,592 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx_updates): target_alt None current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt None other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:13,593 DEBUG: fglrx_updates is not the alternative in use
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,217 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx_updates): target_alt None current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt None other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,218 DEBUG: fglrx_updates is not the alternative in use
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,277 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx_updates): target_alt None current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt None other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,278 DEBUG: fglrx_updates is not the alternative in use
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,372 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx): target_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,373 DEBUG: XorgDriverHandler(%s, %s).enabled(): No X.org driver set, not checking
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,557 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx_updates): target_alt None current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt None other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,558 DEBUG: fglrx_updates is not the alternative in use
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,618 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx_updates): target_alt None current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt None other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,619 DEBUG: fglrx_updates is not the alternative in use
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,712 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx_updates): target_alt None current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt None other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,713 DEBUG: fglrx_updates is not the alternative in use
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,775 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx_updates): target_alt None current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt None other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,776 DEBUG: fglrx_updates is not the alternative in use
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,863 DEBUG: fglrx.enabled(fglrx): target_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf current_alt /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf other target alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf other current alt /usr/lib/fglrx/alt_ld.so.conf
    2011-10-27 17:33:15,864 DEBUG: XorgDriverHandler(%s, %s).enabled(): No X.org driver set, not checking
    Code:
    lspci | grep -i vga
    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Robson CE [AMD Radeon HD 6300 Series]
    so if any recommendations regarding this issue would be great
    Thanks in advance

  2. #2
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    Re: ati driver on ubuntu 11.10

    Did you solve the problem?

  3. #3
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    Re: ati driver on ubuntu 11.10

    You have to read this:
    [ubuntu] ati fgrlrx grafics driver(post-release updates) issue/question?
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11413368

  4. #4
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    Re: ati driver on ubuntu 11.10

    And this as well:
    [all variants] fglrx alternatives problem refuses to install
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...4#post11385354

  5. #5
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    Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

    Re: ati driver on ubuntu 11.10

    It seems that jockey won't (ever) reconize the driver.

    To get the latest driver, install the packages
    Code:
    aptitude install fglrx-updates fglrx-amdcccle-updates
    I can be necessary to configure the driver
    Code:
    dpkg-reconfigure fglrx-updates

  6. #6
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    Re: ati driver on ubuntu 11.10

    I am using ATI Radeon 6370 M

    This link worked for me:

    http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubu...talyst.2Ffglrx

    Hope it helps you as well.

    TYVM to the person/s that made the guide.

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