using the installer i have to put the following code to make it work with 7.1.1 (X server of course).
and it installs, and it actually says in a window that the driver was installed successfully.
I then run
and it does it's thing. all is good and normal. exactly how other installs have gone (minus the X version thing, that was new to me ).
So aticonfig puts the term "fglrx" in the driver of the Display section and when i reboot, i get a X server wont' start error. This error page goes through the xorg.log file and shows the (EE) which is some gobblygook about can't find libstdc++.so.5 and for now i've just copied the one that is in the package (the libstdc++.so.5.0.7 is only downloadable as a bin file from the paldo.org site and when you type upkg-install libstdc++5 nothing happens) to the exact same directories as the libstdc++.so.6.
still i get that silly error.
I agree with your assessment of path errors. Did a 9 year old kid whose mother didn't love him, end up writing and working for ATI? How the hell can nvidia be that far ahead of ATI. Closed source only hides the error of how shitty some professional/corporate coders have become. If you were to choose a stock to buy (pre buyout ATI) wouldn't have been it, had you seen how they actually treat their code and how non modular it is to other OS's. why the f#ck doesn't this problem happen on mac's?
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