[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Review more new debconf templates of fglrx-driver [non-free]

Jonathan Nieder jrnieder at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 18:06:40 UTC 2012

Andreas Beckmann wrote:

> The most likely user action I expect is
> * to not install fglrx at all or
> * to remove fglrx afterwards and install radeon
> It should be rather uncommon to have a second supported card.
> So let's reorder the possible solutions:
>   The above card requires the free Radeon driver in the package
>   xserver-xorg-video-radeon. Before the Radeon 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.
>   .
>   You may wish to keep fglrx (for instance to drive some other card), but 
>   the above card won't be usable.

Much clearer.  Thanks!

> (hmm, vesa might still work ...)

(Maybe even fbdev, if the fglrx kernel module is cooperative enough?
But this seems like untested trivia and I don't mind "won't be usable"
as a warning that the admin is entering untrod territory.)


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