2.6.27-rc5 radeon kernel module can't load r300_dri.so - help?
mostawesomedude at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 14:24:47 PDT 2008
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Markus Strobl wrote:
> You can have fglrx installed, there's no problem with that. But fglrx cannot be LOADED when you try loading radeon. So check if fglrx has loaded with lsmod. If it is, remove it from the kernel (rmmod fglrx) and try starting X again.
> Disclaimer: The above is based on my experiences using Gentoo, not Ubuntu... both my Ubuntu machines have NVidea cards in them.
fglrx taints the kernel when loaded, and in my experience, can mess up
kernel memory if one tries to load radeon after "rmmod fglrx". My
suggestion? Blacklist, rename, or delete your fglrx.ko .
Of course, if merely removing it from the kernel works for you, then go
with that. :3
~ Corbin Simpson
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