[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Review more new debconf templates of fglrx-driver [non-free]
jrnieder at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 17:28:29 UTC 2012
Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> So here are the three templates where I'd like to get feedback:
> # used by libfglrx.preinst
> Template: fglrx-driver/install-even-if-unsupported-gpu-exists
> Type: boolean
> Default: false
> _Description: Install fglrx driver despite unsupported graphics card?
> The following graphics chipset found in your system is no longer handled
> by the fglrx driver:
> You may wish to keep fglrx (for instance to drive some other card), but the
> above card requires the free Radeon driver in the package
> xserver-xorg-video-radeon. Before that driver can be used you must remove
> fglrx configuration from xorg.conf (and xorg.conf.d/) and purge (not just
> remove) the fglrx-driver package.
Now it sounds like it is saying "You might _want_ to keep fglrx, but
tough luck --- you have to purge it and keep it removed." ;-)
Is that interpretation correct? If someone does want to keep fglrx,
how should that user go about it?
Hope that helps,
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