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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:20 pm    Post subject: installing ati-drivers Reply with quote

can someone help me install and configure the ati-drivers?
my driver model is amd radeon hd5450


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

/etc/portage/make.conf:
Code:
VIDEO_CARDS="fglrx vesa"
INPUT_DEVICES="evdev synaptics"

/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/98-keyboard.conf :
Quote:
Section "InputClass"
Identifier "keyboard-all"
Driver "evdev"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
Option "XkbOptions" "grp:alt_shift_toggle,grp:switch,grp_led:scroll,compose:rwin,terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp"
Option "XkbVariant" ",qwerty"
MatchIsKeyboard "on"
EndSection

/etc/env.d/90xsession :
Quote:
XSESSION="the name of your window manager/desktop as found in /etc/X11/Sessions/"

menuconfig:
Quote:
<M> /dev/agpgart (AGP Support) --->
--- /dev/agpgart (AGP Support)
<M> AMD Opteron/Athlon64 on-CPU GART support
< > Intel 440LX/BX/GX, I8xx and E7x05 chipset support
< > SiS chipset support
< > VIA chipset support pick the one of these 4 choices that matches your motherboard's chipset

-*- VGA Arbitration
(2) Maximum number of GPUs
[ ] Laptop Hybrid Graphics - GPU switching support
< > Direct Rendering Manager (XFree86 4.1.0 and higher DRI support) --->
< > Intel GMA500 Stub Driver
<*> Lowlevel video output switch controls
<*> Support for frame buffer devices --->
--- Support for frame buffer devices
[*] Enable firmware EDID
[ ] Framebuffer foreign endianness support --->
[*] Enable Video Mode Handling Helpers
[*] Enable Tile Blitting Support
*** Frame buffer hardware drivers ***
< > Cirrus Logic support
< > Permedia2 support
< > CyberPro 2000/2010/5000 support
< > Arc Monochrome LCD board support
[ ] Asiliant (Chips) 69000 display support
[ ] IMS Twinhttp://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/ati-faq.xml Turbo display support
< > VGA 16-color graphics support
< > Userspace VESA VGA graphics support
[*] VESA VGA graphics support
[ ] EFI-based Framebuffer Support
< > N411 Apollo/Hecuba devkit support
< > Hercules mono graphics support
< > Epson S1D13XXX framebuffer support
< > nVidia Framebuffer Support
< > nVidia Riva support
< > Intel740 support (EXPERIMENTAL)
< > Intel LE80578 (Vermilion) support
< > Matrox acceleration
< > ATI Radeon display support
< > ATI Rage128 display support
< > ATI Mach64 display support
< > S3 Trio/Virge support
< > S3 Savage support
< > SiS/XGI display support
< > VIA UniChrome (Pro) and Chrome9 display support
< > NeoMagic display support
< > IMG Kyro support
< > 3Dfx Banshee/Voodoo3/Voodoo5 display support
< > 3Dfx Voodoo Graphics (sst1) support
< > VIA VT8623 support
< > Trident/CyberXXX/CyberBlade support
< > ARK 2000PV support
< > Permedia3 support (EXPERIMENTAL)
< > Fujitsu carmine frame buffer support
[ ] AMD Geode family framebuffer support (EXPERIMENTAL)
< > SMSC UFX6000/7000 USB Framebuffer support
< > Displaylink USB Framebuffer support
< > Virtual Frame Buffer support (ONLY FOR TESTING!)
< > E-Ink Metronome/8track controller support
< > Fujitsu MB862xx GDC support
< > E-Ink Broadsheet/Epson S1D13521 controller support
< > AUO-K190X EPD controller support
[ ] Exynos Video driver support --->
[*] Backlight & LCD device support --->
Console display driver support --->
-*- VGA text console
[*] Enable Scrollback Buffer in System RAM
(256) Scrollback Buffer Size (in KB)
<*> Framebuffer Console support
[*] Map the console to the primary display device
[ ] Framebuffer Console Rotation
[ ] Select compiled-in fonts
[*] Bootup logo --->

Code:
emerge linux-firmware
or
Code:
 emerge radeon-ucode

recompile and reinstall kernel, then
Code:
emerge xorg-server ati-drivers xf86-input-evdev xf86-input-synaptics xf86-video-vesa
reboot
After the reboot, run
Code:
 aticonfig --initial
to configure xorg.conf
If you do not have a touchpad, you do not need synaptics in make.conf nor emerged.
References: http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/xorg-config.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/ati-faq.xml
vesa is included as a backup
if you do not have windows manager/display manager/desktop
Code:
X -retro
can be used to test xorg-server. a black white stippled screen with a movable mouse is success, ctrl-alt-bkspc to return to CLI
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

gaaaaah
same error:
http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-957946-highlight-.html

I'll look it up in the morning

thanks donahue
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