[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Installing fglrx packages cause an unstable system amd64
patrick at linux-dev.org
Mon Apr 20 06:12:06 UTC 2009
> I run a Debian Sid with the amd64 kernel and Xorg 7.4 Since the latest
> ATi drivers have been packages I have attempted to install them.
> However, once the packages have been installed the system becomes
> unusable. I am not referring to running Xorg with FGLRX drivers, but
> just installing the packages.
> I have experienced an inability to start programs, that is going to a
> menu and starting a terminal will not work. Also, if Xorg is restarted
> (no reconfiguration for fglrx) will result in a garbled screen.
> Solution has been to remove all fglrx packages and restart the machine.
this may come from the diverted mesa gl library (there is no other way).
fglrx should just be installed if you realy want to use it.
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