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*[http://users.piuha.net/martti/comp/ubuntu/install.html My Ubuntu Installation]
*[http://users.piuha.net/martti/comp/ubuntu/install.html My Ubuntu Installation]
*[http://help.ubuntu.com/community/Skype Skype] or use [http://medibuntu.sos-sts.com/packages.php Medibuntu repository]
*[http://help.ubuntu.com/community/Skype Skype] or use [http://medibuntu.sos-sts.com/packages.php Medibuntu repository]
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===Graphics===
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====ATI====
*[http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Feisty_Installation_Guide ATI fglrx proprietary driver]
*[http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Feisty_Installation_Guide ATI fglrx proprietary driver]
*[http://ubuntudaily.com/2007/03/06/proprietary-drivers-in-feisty-not-by-default-but-easy-to-activate/ Proprietary drivers in Feisty]
*[http://ubuntudaily.com/2007/03/06/proprietary-drivers-in-feisty-not-by-default-but-easy-to-activate/ Proprietary drivers in Feisty]
*[http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/ATI_Radeon_&_Kernel_2.6 ATI & Kernel 2.6] from ArchLinux wiki
*[http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/ATI_Radeon_&_Kernel_2.6 ATI & Kernel 2.6] from ArchLinux wiki
*Troubleshooting
*Troubleshooting
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**Problem: <tt>unable to acquire AGP, error "xf86_ENODEV", cannot init AGP</tt>
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**Xorg starts up but no DRI with ATI Radeon 9600 Pro, Intel i875P chipset, Ubuntu Feisty
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**[http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/linux_8.14.13.html Solution from ATI]
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:Error in <tt>/var/log/messages</tt>: <tt>unable to acquire AGP, error "xf86_ENODEV", cannot init AGP</tt>
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:There seems to be [http://www.rage3d.com/board/archive/index.php?t-33872224.html no DRI on Intel 875P chipset], suggestion: add <tt>agp=try_unsupported</tt> to kernel cmdline
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:A generic solution from ATI: [http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/linux_8.14.13.html#176878 X Fails to Load on Systems with Linux Kernel Version 2.6.x]
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:[http://forums.2cpu.com/archive/index.php/t-49121.html Success story 1]: add <tt>UseInternalAgp" = "no"</tt> to XF86Config-4
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:An exact solution that worked: [https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-source-2.6.20/+bug/78684 AGP not detected on Intel 8285P and E7205 chipsets using kernels higher than 2.6.17]
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:[http://www.rage3d.com/board/showthread.php?t=33749061 Success story 2]: disable the internal AGP support of the ATI driver in <tt>/etc/X11/XF86Config-4</tt> (UseInternalAGPGART to "no") and enable the <tt>intel-agp</tt> (and agpgart) module in the kernel
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:*blacklist the modules <tt>e7xxx_edac</tt> and <tt>edac_mc</tt>
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:[http://www.stanchina.net/~flavio/debian/fglrx-archive/msg00648.html Success story 3]: On my machine things won't work if I use the Kernel's AGPGART-driver; XF86Config-4 has the following in the "Device" section: <tt>Option          "UseInternalAGPGART"    "yes"</tt>
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:*add the following two lines at the beginning of <tt>/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist</tt> to make the change permanent across reboots:
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:[http://groups.google.com/group/alt.os.linux.gentoo/browse_thread/thread/ccfbe0b9d654c1db/2ec2e35779311aa3 Suggestion]: your aperture area isn't properly set up and that's a kernel problem
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blacklist i82875p_edac
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*Hitachi CML174SXW in xorg.conf:
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blacklist edac_mc
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====Hitachi CML174SXW====
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<tt>xorg.conf</tt> entry:
  Section "Monitor"
  Section "Monitor"
  Identifier "CML174SXW"
  Identifier "CML174SXW"

Revision as of 16:56, 23 July 2007

Contents

Reference

Installation notes

Graphics

ATI

Error in /var/log/messages: unable to acquire AGP, error "xf86_ENODEV", cannot init AGP
A generic solution from ATI: X Fails to Load on Systems with Linux Kernel Version 2.6.x
An exact solution that worked: AGP not detected on Intel 8285P and E7205 chipsets using kernels higher than 2.6.17
  • blacklist the modules e7xxx_edac and edac_mc
  • add the following two lines at the beginning of /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist to make the change permanent across reboots:
blacklist i82875p_edac
blacklist edac_mc

Hitachi CML174SXW

xorg.conf entry:

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "CML174SXW"
HorizSync 64.0 - 80.0
VertRefresh 60.0 - 75.0
# V-freq: 75.00 Hz // h-freq: 80.42 KHz
Modeline "1280x1024" 151.83 1280 1360 1544 1888 1024 1024 1027 1072

Additional software repositories

/etc/apt/sources.list:

## PLF REPOSITORY (Unsupported.  May contain illegal packages.  Use at own risk.)
## Medibuntu - Ubuntu 7.04 "feisty fawn" (Acroread, Google Earth, etc)
## Please report any bug on https://launchpad.net/products/medibuntu/+bugs
deb http://medibuntu.sos-sts.com/repo/ feisty free non-free
#deb-src http://medibuntu.sos-sts.com/repo/ feisty free non-free
## CANONICAL COMMERCIAL REPOSITORY (Hosted on Canonical servers, not Ubuntu
## servers. RealPlayer10, Opera, DesktopSecure and more to come.) 
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu feisty-commercial main

Miscellaneous

Feisty Fawn 7.04 beta:

  • On the Desktop: GNOME 2.18, OpenOffice.org 2.2.0rc3, X.org 7.2
  • On the Server: Apache 2.2, PostgreSQL 8.2, PHP 5.2.1, LTSP 5.0
  • "Under the hood": GCC 4.1.2, glibc 2.5, Linux 2.6.20, Python 2.5
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