Bug#567549: video-ati: wrong version of ati gets installed

Brice Goglin Brice.Goglin at ens-lyon.org
Sat Jan 30 07:11:43 PST 2010

Michal Suchanek wrote:
> Brice Goglin wrote:
>> Hramrach wrote:
>>> Package: xserver-xorg-video-ati
>>> Version: 1:6.9.0-1+lenny4
>>> Severity: normal
>>> File: video-ati
>>> The wrong version of the ati module gets installed.
>> What ?
> I installed the ati driver to make my radeon module install
> automatically but I get the Lenny version of the module.
> This is different from the radeon driver which conflicts with the new
> X server.

Radeon conflicts with nothing, it just provides an ABI virtual package.
Xserver conflicts with old drivers. The problem is that ati in Lenny
does not provide any ABI (ati does not really contain a real driver). I
don't think we're going to fix Lenny for this.


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