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naltam
24-Jul-2013, 20:04
Hello,

In a fresh install of SLED 11.3-x64, after activation and all updates, I tried to install AMD Catalyst driver 12.104.2 for FirePro W5000, it went well till the reboot.

Installation procedure was exactly how it was advised here http://users.suse.com/~sndirsch/ati-installer-HOWTO.html



sh ./amd-driver-installer-12-2-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg SuSE/SUSE-autodetection
zypper install fglrx64_xpic_SUSE121-8.950-1.x86_64.rpm


but for 'fglrx-12.104.2'

Now since there is nothing but a black screen after GRUB menu apparently I've done something wrong.

Any help is appreciated,
Thanks

malcolmlewis
24-Jul-2013, 20:40
On Wed 24 Jul 2013 07:14:03 PM CDT, naltam wrote:


Hello,

In a fresh install of SLED 11.3-x64, after activation and all updates,
I tried to install AMD Catalyst driver 12.104.2 for FirePro W5000, it
went well till the reboot.

Installation procedure was exactly how it was advised here
http://users.suse.com/~sndirsch/ati-installer-HOWTO.html


Code:
--------------------

sh ./amd-driver-installer-12-2-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg
SuSE/SUSE-autodetection zypper install
fglrx64_xpic_SUSE121-8.950-1.x86_64.rpm
--------------------


but for 'fglrx-12.104.2'

Now since there is nothing but a black screen after GRUB menu
apparently I've done something wrong.

Any help is appreciated,
Thanks


Hi
Did you boot to runlevel 3 and then run;


sax2 -r -m 0=fglrx

Else when SLED is activated, it should automatically add the ATI
repository to download/install the pre-build rpms.

I follow the section "Building yourself the rpm" here;
https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:AMD_fglrx
It contains an init script that will rebuild the driver after a kernel
update....

Also, your not using secure boot on the system?

--
Cheers Malcolm °¿° (Linux Counter #276890)
openSUSE 12.3 (x86_64) Kernel 3.7.10-1.16-desktop
up 7:29, 3 users, load average: 0.79, 0.49, 0.38
CPU AMD E2-1800@1.70GHz | GPU Radeon HD 7340

naltam
24-Jul-2013, 22:33
Used the drivers from repos, and sax "sax2 -r -m 0=fglrx" actually worked .. removed the watermark and all good now.
Thanks.