Bug 7 - failed intergration of fglrx module
Summary: failed intergration of fglrx module
Alias: None
Product: AMD Catalyst™Proprietary Display Driver
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel Module (show other bugs)
Version: .archived
Hardware: All Linux
: low normal
Assignee: nobody
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-01-05 08:21 CST by shebeler
Modified: 2011-01-07 18:30 CST (History)
1 user (show)


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Description shebeler 2011-01-05 08:21:54 CST
Description of problem: 
Extract of fglrx-install.log
"... kernel includes at /usr/src/linux/include not found or incomplete....
... [Error] Kernel Module : Failed to compile kernel module - please consult readme..."

Steps to reproduce:
1.installation of ati-driber-installer-9-3-x86.x86_64.run
2.then tipping in console modprobe fglrx -> FATAL: NOT Found 
3.then loading fglrx-install.log

Actual result:module ist not intergrated.

Expected result:
Comment 1 Michael Cronenworth 2011-01-05 10:55:24 CST
You must install your distribution's kernel source files to run the fglrx driver. I suggest you read the driver documentation.
Comment 2 shebeler 2011-01-05 15:52:13 CST
Ok you're right! i read the same in the documentation but I can't understand what was mean by "installing kernel source"
Comment 3 shebeler 2011-01-07 13:20:14 CST
Ok  I had installed the kernel source but the Error ocured again! 

" Failed to Compile Kernel-module" 

can I Compile the Kernel-module manually?
Comment 4 Michael Cronenworth 2011-01-07 13:24:44 CST
If you're attempting to use driver "9.3" then you should download the latest driver "10.12" and try again.
Comment 5 shebeler 2011-01-07 13:29:53 CST
:D I had tried this already but this driver recommand that , he don't support my Ati mobility X700 Radeon chip anymore. So I was advised to use still this driver.

But when you say this driver was built for older Kernels i have to look after annother way of solution.
Comment 6 Michael Cronenworth 2011-01-07 17:20:59 CST
AMD doesn't support that chip any more, so yes, you are on your own.
Comment 7 shebeler 2011-01-07 18:30:31 CST
OK I had install OpenSuse 11.2 and I was surprised! 

The installation was succesfull! At the moment I only have to configure fontconfig and xorg config to use the fglrx module.

But thanks for your interest in my Problem.