[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Bug#579395: fglrx-glx: Error inserting fglrx ... Cannot allocate memory

Aniruddha mailingdotlist at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 14:43:25 UTC 2010

Package: fglrx-glx
Version: 1:8-12-4
Severity: important

Modprobe fglrx fails with the following message:

# modprobe fglrx
FATAL: Error inserting fglrx 
(/lib/modules/2.6.26-2-amd64/misc/fglrx.ko): Cannot allocate memory

# /var.log/messages
Apr 27 16:30:59 Desktop2 kernel: [   39.723469] fglrx: module license 
'Proprietary. (C) 2002 - ATI Technologies, Starnberg, GERMANY' taints 
Apr 27 16:30:59 Desktop2 kernel: [   39.754498] [fglrx] Maximum main 
memory to use for locked dma buffers: 1643 MBytes.

I have a 785G ( Radeon HD 4200 )

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.4
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages fglrx-glx depends on:
ii  fglrx-driver                1:8-12-4     non-free AMD/ATI r5xx, r6xx, r7xx 
ii  libc6                       2.7-18lenny2 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libxext6                    2:1.0.4-1    X11 miscellaneous extension librar

fglrx-glx recommends no packages.

fglrx-glx suggests no packages.

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