fglrx won't initalise DRI

m c markc.lists at googlemail.com
Sat Sep 30 23:19:22 UTC 2006

On 9/30/06, Felipe Alfaro Solana <felipe.alfaro at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/30/06, m c <markc.lists at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Aha, solved it in two parts, firstly due to being a complete idiot I
> > didnt notice linux-restricted-modules wasn't installed. This is a bad
> > thing. After that there was still a problem that libgl was looking for
> > fglrx_dri.so in compltely the wrong place so I had to add
> > export LIBGL_DRIVERS_PATH=/usr/lib/dri
> > to /etc/profile
> Did you install FGLRX from the Ubuntu repos or from the ATI website?
> I'm using FGLRX drivers from the Ubuntu repo and didn't have to make
> any modifications to environment variables or files.

No I used the Ubuntu repository, so I'm really not sure why I
encountered this. Maybe because I upgraded from Dapper to Edgy? Or it
might have been a problem similar to the one that caused me to lose
linux-restricted-modules on upgrade to Edgy because I commented out
the restricted repo by mistake.

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