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