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Thread: Ati Driver 8.42 + Mandriva 2008 = Unsolved problems

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    Default Ati Driver 8.42 + Mandriva 2008 = Unsolved problems

    I tried to install the new ati driver on Mandriva 2008
    1/ the buildpkg gives:
    Code:
    Generating package: Mandriva/2008
    Package build failed!
    Package build utility output:
    error: file /root/tmp/ati.p14341/SOURCES/ati-driver-installer-8.42.3-x86.x86_64.run missing: No such file or directory
    Then if I remove all the ati drivers etc.. and I try the direct install using ./ati... then the flgrx-install.log gives:
    Code:
    Error:
    kernel includes at /lib/modules/2.6.22.9-desktop-1mdv/build/include do not match current kernel.
    they are versioned as ""
    instead of "2.6.22.9-desktop-1mdv".
    you might need to adjust your symlinks:
    - /usr/include
    - /usr/src/linux
    [Error] Kernel Module : Failed to compile kernel module - please consult readme.
    It's very annoying and I can't solve this problem, Do some of you experienced the same thing with Mandriva 2008? Is the someone who proceeded well the installation ??
    Help

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    noone got MAndriva 2008?
    Just to be accurate, I4ve got a radeon 2400HD
    Think I've to wait for the rpms...

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    [QUOTE=Yayoooli;16374]
    Code:
    Error:
    kernel includes at /lib/modules/2.6.22.9-desktop-1mdv/build/include do not match current kernel.
    they are versioned as ""
    instead of "2.6.22.9-desktop-1mdv".
    you might need to adjust your symlinks:
    - /usr/include
    - /usr/src/linux
    [Error] Kernel Module : Failed to compile kernel module - please consult readme.
    Hallo,
    the problem is exactly what installator says - he cant compile kernel module because you have no sources/headers of current kernel installed.
    Solution is simple: install kernel-[installed_kernel_variant]-devel package.
    So for you it will be:
    Code:
    urpmi kernel-desktop-devel-2.6.22.9-1mdv

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    After you removed the old ATI drivers make sure you still have dkms
    dkms-minimal and kernel-desktop-devel-2.6.22.9-1mdv installed.
    The kernel-devel files for kernel-desktop-2.6.22.9-1mdv​ 
    This package contains the kernel-devel files that should be enough to build 3rdparty drivers against for use with kernel-desktop-2.6.22.9-1mdv.

    The script to generate the rpm's is broken but I was able to install using ATI's installer.
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    unfortunately:
    Code:
    [root@localhost olivier]# urpmi kernel-desktop-devel-2.6.22.9-1mdv
    the package kernel-desktop-devel-2.6.22.9-1mdv-1-1mdv2008.0.i586 is already installed
    that's why I'm lost...

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    I've seen one of the dkms rpm's removed when uninstalling the Mandriva ATI drivers.

    Usually the dkms-2.0.17-13mdv2008.0 
    Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety,deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
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    Hi DarkFoss
    can you be a little more specific especially for the kernel files and how to build a 3rd party driver. It will be great

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    I have the same problem here. I have gone a bit further though. I have extracted the 8.42.3 files and tweaked the ati-installer.sh in packages/Mandriva to find the .run file. Problem is after I do that I get a bunch of RPM errors saying duplicate libGL.so and libGL.so.1 and a bunch of other errors... I had the same issue with 8.41 drivers.. eventually just went back to 8.40.

    I would really love it if someone would figure out the packaging for Mandriva....

    Chris

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    Quote Originally Posted by twistedself View Post
    I would really love it if someone would figure out the packaging for Mandriva....

    Chris
    I read somewhere that the packages were in preparation and should be released soon (non_free_backup_ports) but I'm still waiting for them...
    I hope they gonna be released soon someone got news???

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    Quote Originally Posted by twistedself View Post
    I have the same problem here. I have gone a bit further though. I have extracted the 8.42.3 files and tweaked the ati-installer.sh in packages/Mandriva to find the .run file. Problem is after I do that I get a bunch of RPM errors saying duplicate libGL.so and libGL.so.1 and a bunch of other errors... I had the same issue with 8.41 drivers.. eventually just went back to 8.40.

    I would really love it if someone would figure out the packaging for Mandriva....

    Chris
    Maybe this could help:

    Quote Originally Posted by zmaster View Post
    Also, when I installed it (on Gutsy), it seems the package did not create a necessary symbolic link (ie. in /usr/lib libGL.so.1 was not found, but libGL.so.1.2 was, so I created a symbolic pointing from libGL.so.1 to libGL.so.1.2 and it did the trick).

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