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    Problems with Redhat and ATI Radeon 9250 installation

    I am trying to get my ATI Radeon 9250 PCI BUS 256 MB DDR graphics card working on Redhat Linux (9 I think). I have found multiple walkthroughs for similar things but nothing specific to redhat or the 9250. What I have done so far is to download the proprietary driver from ATI and I ahve installed the RPM using force to install it over the mesa RPM. I also removed the mesa RPM (which I now realize might have been very stupid). I think I also need to mess with the xorg.conf file(maybe). The error i get while trying to install the rpm is as follows:

    You are trying to load a module without a GPL compatible license and it has unresolved symbols. The module may be trying to access GPLONLY symbols but the problem is more likely to be a coding or user error. Contact the module supplier for assistance, only they can help you.

    I have also read in some places that I may need to get linux kernel header files and compile those into the kernel. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm not a complete Linux newbie but this topic could get over my head quickly so the more basic your steps for helping, the better. I can handle overly detailed steps better than vague steps. Thanks a lot for you help

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    i think i am having a similar problem.. i too have this card and i am trying to get it working with Fedora Core 4.. i cannot seem to get ATI's drivers working so i am going to be waiting for livna's drivers from yum.. at the moment i'm back using fedora's genetic drivers that only seem to get me around 200fps !!!?


  3. #3

    Try UNB 5.0

    Hi Guy's

    I have had similar problems in the past,
    The answer is get a better kernel, package, .....
    And why not try the new UNB, based on RedHat and support by Novell
    God Luck

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