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Re: Silly problem with binary kernel modules
- From: "Richard W. Knight" <rick_knight at rlknight dot com>
- Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 16:31:10 -0800
Andreas Lundin wrote:
I think the FGLRX stuff is in debian rstricted. Try to find a debian
"sources.list" with the restricted repositories for his flavor of debian
and replace his sources.list with the new one, then run "sudo apt-get
update". Then try to find the FGLRX stuff again with "sudo apt-cache
I'm trying to help a friend install the fglrx drivers on his debian etch
opteron system. Everything runs smoothly until we try to install the binary
kernel modules. I simply don't know how to get apt-get to install them (I use
gentoo, and I'm not very familiar with debian).
We tried various combinations of "apt-get install fglrx-kernel-<every thing we
could think of>" but couldn't get it to install, it just complained on not
find the packages. apt-cache search fglrx didn't turn up anything interesting
either. So how do I do it?
He's running an unmodified kernel-2.6.12-1-amd64-generic kernel.