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Old 7th July 2008, 08:35 PM
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ATI and Fedora 8: Install won't stick

I install ATI drivers using RPM from ATI as root. Follow all directions. It works. I restart the computer. I sign in a user name - not root. It works. I logout. When I log back in it doesn't have 3D capability. I am using kernel 2.6.25-40 (I think) and the latest ATI drivers available from ATI.

Any help is appreciated, if you need more info let me know. It is a default install, all files should be in standard places.

PS Standard install doesn't provide 3D capability and when I looked it up the source said to install ATI drivers from ATI to get it.

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Old 7th July 2008, 09:38 PM
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I installed using ATI installer generating rpms and running install.sh. Worked fine after some tweaks, but better is to use livna repository.

Uninstall your ATI rpms fist. Include livna as repository and use the command:

yum install kmod-fglrx

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Old 7th July 2008, 10:00 PM
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It was Runscape

I have found "a" problem. It was Runescape. I tried to play Runescape to see if java was installed right and when it is finished I can't use 3D. I have to restart the computer to get it back. And I mean restart. Logging out and back in won't bring it back.
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