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=?ISO-8859-15?Q?G=FCnther_Schwarz?=
15-May-2015, 14:55
What ist the recommended repo for SLED11-SP3 x86_64 with a legacy ATI
RV710 [Radeon HD 4350]? All information I can find is related to
openSUSE, nothing for SLED.

THX
GŁnther

smflood
15-May-2015, 15:28
On 15/05/2015 14:55, GŁnther Schwarz wrote:

> What ist the recommended repo for SLED11-SP3 x86_64 with a legacy ATI
> RV710 [Radeon HD 4350]? All information I can find is related to
> openSUSE, nothing for SLED.

Are you asking for a recommended repo specifically related to ATI RV710
or SLED11 SP3 more generally?

The SLED11 SP3 repos are SLED11-SP3-Pool and SLED11-SP3-Updates. You
certainly shouldn't add any openSUSE-specific repos to SLED.

HTH.
--
Simon
SUSE Knowledge Partner

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=?ISO-8859-15?Q?G=FCnther_Schwarz?=
18-May-2015, 11:02
Simon Flood wrote:
> On 15/05/2015 14:55, GŁnther Schwarz wrote:
>
>> What ist the recommended repo for SLED11-SP3 x86_64 with a legacy ATI
>> RV710 [Radeon HD 4350]? All information I can find is related to
>> openSUSE, nothing for SLED.
>
> Are you asking for a recommended repo specifically related to ATI RV710
> or SLED11 SP3 more generally?

More specifically for this hardware. I have to configure a teacher's PC
which is permanently attached to a beamer with HDMI. This will not work
together with the DVI monitor as a dual monitor setup with the radeon
module shipped with SLED11-SP3. With SP2 I had an ATI repository at hand
with the proprietary fglrx which does the trick.

> The SLED11 SP3 repos are SLED11-SP3-Pool and SLED11-SP3-Updates. You
> certainly shouldn't add any openSUSE-specific repos to SLED.

Making the systems work is more important the me than SUSE support in
this case.
Actually I did miss a recent thread in a neighboring forum which gives
most of the information I am looking for:
"SP3 does not work with dual display for ATI fglrx"
Message-ID: <hmihaii.6tybm0@no-mx.forums.suse.com>

In addition the script by Sebastian Siebert comes handy:
https://www.sebastian-siebert.de/2013/01/25/opensuse-amd-catalyst-13-1-legacy-treiber-als-rpm-installieren/
But then it is a script for openSUSE and does not find the repo for SLED...

Repository definition:
[ati]
name=ati-amd
enabled=1
autorefresh=1
baseurl=http://www2.ati.com/suse/sle11sp3
type=rpm-md
keeppackages=0

# zypper ar ati.repo
# zypper install ati-fglrxG03-kmp-default x11-video-fglrxG03
installs
ati-fglrxG03-kmp-default-12.104_3.0.76_0.11-1.4
x11-video-fglrxG03-12.104-1.2
These do not work with kernel 3.0.101-0.47.52-default, so I try
# zypper install ati-fglrxG02-kmp-default x11-video-fglrxG02
installs
x11-video-fglrxG02-8.970-4.58
ati-fglrxG02-kmp-default-8.970_3.0.76_0.11-2.73

Do I need these (mkinitrd seems to be part of the rpm)?
# mkinitrd
# grub-install
reboot

Module is available now:

# /sbin/lspci -nnk|grep -A3 VGA
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]
nee ATI RV710 [Radeon HD 4350] [1002:954f]
Subsystem: PC Partner Limited Device [174b:174b]
Kernel driver in use: fglrx_pci
Kernel modules: fglrx, radeon

Now configuring with sax2:
# sax2 -r
After defining the first and second monitor and the respective
resolutions within sax2 the setup now works for me.
I have no idea why SLED does not ship with fglrx. I comes with a lot of
other non-FOS stuff so I see no reason why costumers have to deal with
all this messy things.

GŁnther