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Dr_Metal
18th January 2008, 08:28 PM
I found my driver.
I downloaded it
I installed it
I gone to display menu found it video card options opened it and found my driver.
chose it
clicked Ok
Clinked OK in next menu
it brings message


Display settings changed

You need to log out and restart the X server for the changes to take effect.
Configuration was written to /etc/X11/xorg.conf, original configuration saved as /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup.
How do i do that?
I tried to restart - settings was put back to default, which is not good.
I tried to log off than restart - settings again lost
I tried to log off, log back on restart, settings lost again...
I logged on as root did it all over again - nothing...
How do i do that final part (i am so close to it running perfectly, i cannt believe something as stupid as this stops me now Oo)

bob
18th January 2008, 08:33 PM
You need to tell us what video card you have and what/where you got the drivers. Also what version of Fedora you're running. Chances are that you've got a mis-match. I'd follow these instructions instead: http://www.firewing1.com/content/section/3/36/

leigh123linux
18th January 2008, 08:38 PM
What makes your problem more urgent than anyone else ? ( I have edited the title )

I suggest that you read the forum guidelines


When Asking Questions


1. Read The Unofficial Fedora F.A.Q. (Frequently asked questions) and Search FedoraForum.org before asking questions. Search the Fedora mailing lists and give google a whirl as well. There's a good chance your question has been answered before.
2. Details, details, details! Don't be brief. Include your Core release number, the architecture of your computer (i.e. AMD 64 or a Pentium 4, or in the case of video cards NVIDIA model or ATi Model), the version of the component you're having trouble with and everything you think might help. If you're using 3rd party RPMs explain where you got them from. Attach screen shots or other files if you think it might be useful.
3. Don't talk yourself down. Don't call yourself an idiot, we have all been newbies at some point. Don't add things like this to your posts:
Quote:
I know I'm an idiot but I just can't figure this out..
No question is too stupid.
4. Don't mark your question as important or critical. All questions asked are equally important.
5. Come back to the forum even after your question has been answered and give your thanks to the people who helped you. Try to generate that good, warm, fuzzy feeling amongst your peers.


As Bob said more info would help .

http://www.fedoraforum.org/?view=guide

Dr_Metal
18th January 2008, 08:41 PM
http://www.smolts.org/show?UUID=ec4c8d8b-4a15-4a28-91a1-739d150d3b32

thats full system config...
Says driver is

radeon - ATI Radeon, including Radeon Mobility and FireGL
Recognizes card as "ATI Technologies Inc RV380 [Radeon X600]" what seems correct....
Driver found in:
System ==> administration ==> Display ==> Hardware mark and Video card [Configure] button

Dr_Metal
18th January 2008, 08:43 PM
just sort of annoyed a bit coz been on whole video card thing and 3D accelerators for week or so now... and only this now left to do...

leigh123linux
18th January 2008, 08:46 PM
just sort of annoyed a bit coz been on whole video card thing and 3D accelerators for week or so now... and only this now left to do...

As you are using a ATI card I would use the Livna driver ( see link )

http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=155503&page=1&pp=10

Dr_Metal
18th January 2008, 09:03 PM
I did everything written in that link...
It still reset it self....
do you think putting down something like
# Xorg configuration created by livna-config-display

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "single head configuration"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
ModulePath "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
Option "AIGLX" "on"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us+inet"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
ModelName "LCD Panel 1280x1024"
HorizSync 31.5 - 64.0
VertRefresh 56.0 - 65.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "fglrx"
Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
Option "VideoOverlay" "on"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard1"
Driver "fglrx"
Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
Option "VideoOverlay" "on"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard1"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Extensions"
Option "Composite" "Enable"
EndSection


would fix it, or will it just completely crash it?

leigh123linux
18th January 2008, 09:09 PM
I would try a single setup first ;)


# Xorg configuration created by livna-config-display

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "single head configuration"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
ModulePath "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
Option "AIGLX" "on"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us+inet"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
ModelName "LCD Panel 1280x1024"
HorizSync 31.5 - 64.0
VertRefresh 56.0 - 65.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection



Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "fglrx"
Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
Option "VideoOverlay" "on"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Extensions"
Option "Composite" "Enable"
EndSection


Section "DRI"
Mode 0666
EndSection


Where did you get the driver you mentioned in your first post and did you uninstall it ?

Dr_Metal
18th January 2008, 09:19 PM
Radeon driver?
I think it might have found it by default...
Anyway, when line is

Driver "fglrx"
the actual fglrx driver doesnt see my video card (when i go to video menu it says "Video card unknown")
when i only put radeon driver in before restart it mactually displays my driver as
ATI Technologies Inc RV380 [Radeon X600] what seems to be correct

The but when i restart it (whenether i change settings through terminal, by opening ect folder and going into X11 stuff or via Display settings) it always resets them back to fglrx driver... What aint convenient since it doesnt recognize my video card (for whatever reason)

leigh123linux
18th January 2008, 09:29 PM
It is OK for it to say Video card unknown in System ==> administration ==> Display ==> Hardware as it gets this info from xorg.conf ( the red bit )


Edit this section



Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "fglrx"
Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
Option "VideoOverlay" "on"
EndSection


to this


Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
VendorName "ATI Technologies Inc"
BoardName "RV380 X600"
Driver "fglrx"
Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
Option "VideoOverlay" "on"
EndSection

Dr_Metal
18th January 2008, 09:34 PM
I'll try...
BTW if writing 2 video cards and setting it to second on it still changes it back to fglrx

Dr_Metal
18th January 2008, 09:47 PM
hmmmm it now sees my card, but performance didnt change =/

leigh123linux
18th January 2008, 10:09 PM
Post



glxinfo



fglrxinfo


uname -r

and


rpm -qa |grep fglrx

Dr_Metal
18th January 2008, 11:04 PM
here are results (2 posts)

[Dr_Metal@localhost ~]$ glxinfo
name of display: :0.0
display: :0 screen: 0
direct rendering: Yes
server glx vendor string: SGI
server glx version string: 1.2
server glx extensions:
GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_EXT_import_context, GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap,
GLX_EXT_visual_info, GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_OML_swap_method,
GLX_SGIS_multisample, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig, GLX_SGIX_visual_select_group
client glx vendor string: SGI
client glx version string: 1.4
client glx extensions:
GLX_ARB_get_proc_address, GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_EXT_import_context,
GLX_EXT_visual_info, GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_MESA_allocate_memory,
GLX_MESA_copy_sub_buffer, GLX_MESA_swap_control,
GLX_MESA_swap_frame_usage, GLX_OML_swap_method, GLX_OML_sync_control,
GLX_SGI_make_current_read, GLX_SGI_swap_control, GLX_SGI_video_sync,
GLX_SGIS_multisample, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig, GLX_SGIX_pbuffer,
GLX_SGIX_visual_select_group, GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap
GLX version: 1.2
GLX extensions:
GLX_ARB_get_proc_address, GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_EXT_import_context,
GLX_EXT_visual_info, GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_OML_swap_method,
GLX_SGIS_multisample, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig, GLX_SGIX_visual_select_group
OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: RADEON X600 Series
OpenGL version string: 2.1.7170 Release
OpenGL extensions:
GL_AMD_performance_monitor, GL_ARB_depth_texture, GL_ARB_draw_buffers,
GL_ARB_fragment_program, GL_ARB_fragment_shader, GL_ARB_multisample,
GL_ARB_multitexture, GL_ARB_occlusion_query, GL_ARB_pixel_buffer_object,
GL_ARB_point_parameters, GL_ARB_point_sprite, GL_ARB_shader_objects,
GL_ARB_shading_language_100, GL_ARB_shadow, GL_ARB_shadow_ambient,
GL_ARB_texture_border_clamp, GL_ARB_texture_compression,
GL_ARB_texture_cube_map, GL_ARB_texture_env_add,
GL_ARB_texture_env_combine, GL_ARB_texture_env_crossbar,
GL_ARB_texture_env_dot3, GL_ARB_texture_float,
GL_ARB_texture_mirrored_repeat, GL_ARB_texture_rectangle,
GL_ARB_transpose_matrix, GL_ARB_vertex_buffer_object,
GL_ARB_vertex_program, GL_ARB_vertex_shader, GL_ARB_window_pos,
GL_ATI_draw_buffers, GL_ATI_envmap_bumpmap, GL_ATI_fragment_shader,
GL_ATI_meminfo, GL_ATI_separate_stencil, GL_ATI_texture_env_combine3,
GL_ATI_texture_float, GL_EXT_bgra, GL_EXT_blend_color,
GL_EXT_blend_func_separate, GL_EXT_blend_minmax, GL_EXT_blend_subtract,
GL_EXT_compiled_vertex_array, GL_EXT_copy_texture,
GL_EXT_draw_range_elements, GL_EXT_fog_coord, GL_EXT_framebuffer_object,
GL_EXT_gpu_program_parameters, GL_EXT_multi_draw_arrays,
GL_EXT_packed_depth_stencil, GL_EXT_packed_pixels,
GL_EXT_point_parameters, GL_EXT_rescale_normal, GL_EXT_secondary_color,
GL_EXT_separate_specular_color, GL_EXT_shadow_funcs, GL_EXT_stencil_wrap,
GL_EXT_subtexture, GL_EXT_texgen_reflection, GL_EXT_texture3D,
GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc, GL_EXT_texture_cube_map,
GL_EXT_texture_edge_clamp, GL_EXT_texture_env_add,
GL_EXT_texture_env_combine, GL_EXT_texture_env_dot3,
GL_EXT_texture_filter_anisotropic, GL_EXT_texture_lod_bias,
GL_EXT_texture_mirror_clamp, GL_EXT_texture_object,
GL_EXT_texture_rectangle, GL_EXT_texture_sRGB, GL_EXT_vertex_array,
GL_KTX_buffer_region, GL_NV_blend_square, GL_NV_texgen_reflection,
GL_SGIS_generate_mipmap, GL_SGIS_texture_edge_clamp, GL_SGIS_texture_lod,
GL_WIN_swap_hint, WGL_EXT_swap_control

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[Dr_Metal@localhost ~]$

Dr_Metal
18th January 2008, 11:04 PM
[Dr_Metal@localhost ~]$ fglrxinfo
display: :0.0 screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: RADEON X600 Series
OpenGL version string: 2.1.7170 Release


[Dr_Metal@localhost ~]$ uname -r
2.6.23.9-85.fc8



[Dr_Metal@localhost ~]$ rpm -qa |grep fglrx
kmod-fglrx-8.443.1-1.7.12.lvn8
xorg-x11-drv-fglrx-8.443.1-1.7.12.lvn8
kmod-fglrx-2.6.23.9-85.fc8-8.443.1-1.7.12.lvn8


I found one patch what can do something within WINE program (one of my main aims is to get that running)
Patch is ziped, wine doesnt want to open zip, but i need to extract it in wine folder so how do i say to it (possibly terminal command) to extract it into something like 'home/Dr_Metal/.wine/program files....."
.wine thing gets me coz in browser mode it doesnt display it

leigh123linux
18th January 2008, 11:11 PM
The fglrx driver is working properly according to the output posted .


[Dr_Metal@localhost ~]$ glxinfo
name of display: :0.0
display: :0 screen: 0
direct rendering: Yes
server glx vendor string: SGI
server glx version string: 1.2
server glx extensions



[Dr_Metal@localhost ~]$ fglrxinfo
display: :0.0 screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: RADEON X600 Series
OpenGL version string: 2.1.7170 Release






I found one patch what can do something within WINE program (one of my main aims is to get that running)
Patch is ziped, wine doesnt want to open zip, but i need to extract it in wine folder so how do i say to it (possibly terminal command) to extract it into something like 'home/Dr_Metal/.wine/program files....."
.wine thing gets me coz in browser mode it doesnt display it
Reply With Quote

You will need to start a new thread for your wine problem .

Dr_Metal
18th January 2008, 11:32 PM
Just asked.... Soft ware forum doesnt seem to be alive....