Ati fglrx video driver

Arkadiusz Miskiewicz arekm at
Wed Mar 16 09:17:30 CET 2011

On Wednesday 16 of March 2011, Zsolt Udvari wrote:
> Hello everybody!
> I've a small question: is there any reason that xorg-driver-video-fglrx
> (and its packages) doesn't available in repos? Is there any package that
> obsoletes this?
> When I try poldek --upgrade-dist, I receive the following message:
> error: Failed dependencies:
> xorg-xserver-server(videodrv-abi) <= 8.0 is needed by (installed)
> xorg-driver-video-fglrx-11.1-6.i686
> And can't upgrade xorg-driver-video-fglrx because there isn't exist.

If you want fglrx then you can't upgrade xserver. ATI is very slow when 
dealing with new xservers.

So you have two options, wait for ATI to release supported version or try to 
use -ati driver.

> Thanks!
> Zsolt

Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz        PLD/Linux Team
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