OpenSuSE 10.+fglrx 8.41.7+HD2600XT(ddr3)=black screen.
Does anybody else have a same problem by using openSUSE 10.3 and some ati hd series card and after installing the driver(8.41.7) using Yast or console and have everything(packages) in your system that you need and after reboot your screen is totally black even if you try to use failsafe or non x.
I had apparently the same thing on 10.2. . .
driver-install bombed, totally, without saying anything about it.
So, as usual with the ATI drivers, for ME, anyways, I had to do the
/bin/cp fglrx.ko \
( that's actually a cut-n-paste from my system's /etc/rc.d/halt.local
I HAD to do that, or the damn thing would black-screen every time the kernel got updated, and I've got it set so the updates are completely automatic, so the ATI refresh had to become completely automatic, too! )
Try the sequence, and see if it fixes things. . .
oh, yeah, it's gotta be done as root, eh?
and that `uname -r` bit is just to get the current concept of the kernel, is all. . .
dang, I just realized it'd require a double-reboot to get the system up properly, after a kernel-update:
once to get into the new kernel, then a shutdown from there to get my graphics-refresh. . . baH!!
Hmm, maybe I should have it done in boot.local, then?
( yeah, it's an ugly hack, but it works. )