[Mageia-dev] ANN: x11-server 1.12 landing on cauldron

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Thu Jun 7 21:57:42 CEST 2012

Thomas Backlund skrev 7.6.2012 22:50:
> Dick Gevers skrev 7.6.2012 21:04:
>> On Wed, 06 Jun 2012 19:28:26 +0300, Thomas Backlund wrote about
>> [Mageia-dev] ANN: x11-server 1.12 landing on cauldron:
>>> For those of you using the proprietary AMD fglrx driver, I will
>>> upload fglrx 8.98 (Catalyst 12.6beta) as it's the first one to
>>> support the new x11-server.
>>> But Amd has dropped support for any hw older than HD5000 in the
>>> new driver so you need to switch to the free driver if you have
>>> older hw. (there is some rumours of a fglrx-legacy in the works,
>>> but I dont know when/if it will show up, or what it will support)
>> Thanks. It works for Cauldron quality. But is has a nasty splash:
>> 'AMD
>> Testing
>> use only'
>> though transparent - in the lower righthand corner the size of 4 desktop
>> icons which goes away only during use of some tabs in catalyst control,
>> when the big '2' is on top of everything. Alas.
> Thats because it is not signed upstream.
> You can try to backup old file:
> mv /etc/ati/signature /etc/ati/signature.orig
> and copy the /etc/ati/signature from previous package
> (I saw it on the net, but I'm not sure it actually will work)
> and add it to /etc/ati/signature on your system.
> For simplicity I have an extracted signature here:
> http://tmb.mine.nu/Mageia/Cauldron/testing/fglrx/signature
> and reboot.
> if it does not work, just rename the backup file back and reboot again

And you can then try the sed hack here if you want:


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