2.6.27-rc5 radeon kernel module can't load r300_dri.so - help?

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Tue Sep 9 14:06:10 PDT 2008

On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 06:54:32PM +0200, Lars Oliver Hansen wrote:
> I have indeed fglrx installed for the Ubuntu kernel (bootable from a
> second grub entry). Is libGL made up by the <chip>_dri.so files or is
> libGL another file collection? My r300_dri.so is from a package by
> Andrius Štikonas which contains a backport of mesa with fixes by David
> Airlie for the Radeon XPress 1100 to work with DRI
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/stikonas/ubuntu and
> http://airlied.livejournal.com/59351.html .  That package I installed
> after fglrx. Would uninstalling fglrx solve the problem or would I have
> to get another mesa (which includes libGL if I understood you right)?

If you've just installed packages, then uninstalling fglrx is fine.  If
you installed it manually, you'll need to reinstall Mesa from the
packages also (sudo apt-get install --reinstall libgl1-mesa-glx on

'libGL' in this sense refers to libGL.so (usually in /usr/lib).

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