ATI 8.40.4 driver and Googleearth
david.mcglone at att.net
Fri Aug 17 01:12:29 UTC 2007
On Thursday 16 August 2007 1:59:37 pm kubadmin wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 14 August 2007 04:22:42 pm kubadmin wrote:
> > Hi David,
> > What happened to you is normal, when you install a new graphics driver
> > you have to restart X in order for it to be effective.
> > Rebooting the system does the same thing because it restarts everything.
> > Are you sure you are using the latest driver version (8.40.4)?
> > Anyway, the Radeon Express is integrated in the motherboard and it has
> > probably a slightly different version of the driver so it works fine with
> > GoogleEarth.
> > Best regards,
> > Antonio
> > Hi Antonio,
> > That is true, and I did restart X but it didn't work for me. I actually
> > had to
> > reboot. Weird, but true.
> > --
> > David M.
> Hi David,
> Yes, but that is not that weird. As I installed it manually I know what is
> going on, the installer builds a kernel module and installs it but the
> kernel only loads it if you reboot or you load it by hand. That's why just
> stopping X is not enough.
I see. I've learned something now.
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