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    Default how to installe display driver on fc6

    hello friends.

    i have installed fadora core 6 for the first time.and also don't know much about linux.
    i have ATI radeon 9250(128mb) display card installe in my system.it was not giving me display. can any body tell me from where to download its driver and how to installe it. i have downloaded some driver from ATI site.
    fglrx_4_3_0-8.28.8-1.i386 and fglrx_6_8_0-8.28.8-1.i386 and fglrx64_4_3_0-8.28.8-1.x86_64
    use rpm -ivh fglr..... commond to installe it but unable to installe giving some masages asking for some thing "labexpat.so.1" etc. some thing like that.
    ok first tell me which one is the correct driver and 2nd how to installe it.

    thanks
    kiran

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    Kiran,

    Your ATI Radeon 9250 has been removed from the mainline fglrx display drivers (as of 8.28.8). However, the open-source drivers should work great for that card. Thus the drivers are built-in to Fedora Core 6. Do you have a display yet? Otherwise, where are you loosing the display?

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    hello sir
    thanks for replay. yea i think u r right my card is supported by fc6. but i didn't get display. as after booting it tries to give display the screen just become dark black. and after that just nothing happen i have to restart system.
    also when form sell( run level 3 init 3)mode i give cammand
    "startx"
    just a black screen appear.
    i have check my "hwconf" file and find this there

    class: VIDEO
    bus: PCI
    detached: 0
    desc: "ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (Secondary)"
    vendorId: 1002
    deviceId: 5940
    subVendorId: 1462
    subDeviceId: 0998
    pciType: 1
    pcidom: 0
    pcibus: 1
    pcidev: 0
    pcifn: 1
    -
    class: VIDEO
    bus: PCI
    detached: 0
    driver: radeonfb
    desc: "ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO]"
    video.xdriver: radeon
    vendorId: 1002
    deviceId: 5960
    subVendorId: 1462
    subDeviceId: 0999
    pciType: 1
    pcidom: 0
    pcibus: 1
    pcidev: 0
    pcifn: 0


    so plez tell me wht the problem. and if u need some other file output plz tell me its whole path. because i don't know much about different file locations.

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    It could possibly be something with detecting your EDID.

    What is the output of:

    cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep EE

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    by giving command
    cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep EE


    (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
    (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER

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    hello sir
    sir i am waiting for ur responce

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    Have you tried uninstalling the fglrx driver and using the radeon driver?

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    hello sir
    i done noting just try to install these
    fglrx_4_3_0-8.28.8-1.i386 and fglrx_6_8_0-8.28.8-1.i386 and fglrx64_4_3_0-8.28.8-1.x86_64
    by using
    rpm -ivh fglrx....
    but they were not installed they just give me different dependencies
    if u say i can reinstalled the whole o/s
    sir check this out my be it help


    (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
    (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER


    (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
    ATI Radeon 9800PRO NH (AGP), ATI Radeon 9800 NI (AGP),
    (**) RADEON(0): RADEONInitMemoryMap() :
    (**) RADEON(0): RADEONInit returns 0x9296fb0


    (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
    (WW) No monitor specified for screen "Screen0".
    (WW) The core pointer device wasn't specified explicitly in the layout.
    (WW) No FontPath specified. Using compiled-in default.
    (WW) RADEON: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:1:0:1) found
    (WW) RADEON(0): Failed to detect secondary monitor, MergedFB/Clone mode disabled
    (WW) RADEON(0): DRI init changed memory map, adjusting ...
    (WW) RADEON(0): MC_FB_LOCATION was: 0xd7ffd000 is: 0xd7ffd000
    (WW) RADEON(0): MC_AGP_LOCATION was: 0xffffffc0 is: 0xe07fe000
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x23
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x24
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x25
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x26
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x27
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x28
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x29
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2a
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2b
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2c
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2d
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2e
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2f
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x30
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x31
    (WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x32
    (WW) <default pointer>: No Device specified, looking for one...

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    AIGLX is not supported by the fglrx drivers at this time and should be disabled.

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    so then what to do sir
    how to disable it.plz guide me wht should i do now. as don't know much about Linux also.

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