So, I went through this fun process the other day of installing the proprietary drives. It turns out I needed the powerxpress support, so I downloaded catalyst-total-pxp from the AUR and built it. Everything seemed to install fine. I then did
And that also seemed to work fine.
After that I placed these in the modprobe.d folder...
And finally I added nomodeset in the /etc/grub/grub.cfg configuration file.
I rebooted the computer, switched to my amd, and used the startx command, where it proceded to freeze. It gets stuck when it tries to load the GLX.
I saw that the wiki said that I might need to downgrade. Is this true for the current versions of xorg, xf86-video-*, and libgl?
Here are my versions:
OS: 3.8.2-1 ARCH x86_64
The Xorg log doesn't save precious logs for me, so I'm not sure what logs/conf files will help you, just let me know and I'll glady retrieve it for you.
Edit: Forgot to post my drivers:
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Caicos [Radeon HD 6400M/7400M Series]
After a few tries I downloaded BOTH xf86-video-intel AND xf86-video-ati. At first I only had the intel one. Should I try with only the ati open source driver?
I feel like the amount of times I tried this that I must have had it atleast ONCE, so I feel like this is a driver issue, but it doesn't hurt to ask. I'm a beginner so go easy on me, I've learned a ton just in the last few days of playing with arch on my own.
Last edited by MagicSkyFairy (2013-03-15 22:00:45)
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