[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Bug#613136: Bug#613136: Bug#613136: Bug#613136: fglrx-driver: installation should activate the driver

Patrick Matthäi pmatthaei at debian.org
Sun Feb 13 18:57:31 UTC 2011

Am 13.02.2011 19:37, schrieb Michael Gilbert:
> On Sun, 13 Feb 2011 17:26:37 +0100 Patrick Matthäi wrote:
>> Am 13.02.2011 03:53, schrieb Tuxicoman:
>>> Package: fglrx-driver
>>> Version: 1:10-9-3
>>> Severity: normal
>>> I installed Squeeze from scratch.
>>> I installed fglrx-driver. I reboot. No fglrx driver activated....
>>> No Xorg.conf was created. For the driver to work, I had to do :
>>> #aticonfig -- initial
>>> I think users that install this package want to use it. So th package should
>>> activate it or tell the user how to do.
>> This would clash with another bug and packages are not permitted to
>> modify the xorg.conf automagic, the current situation is the proper one..
> we could put a message like "Please run 'sudo aticonfig --initial' to
> configure xorg to use the fglrx driver" at the end of the package's
> postinst. would that be sufficient to resolve your concerns?

With that solution, I also would be happy.

Mit freundlichem Gruß / With kind regards,
 Patrick Matthäi
 GNU/Linux Debian Developer

E-Mail: pmatthaei at debian.org
        patrick at linux-dev.org

Always if we think we are right,
we were maybe wrong.

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