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I am running 12.04 and have had issues with my ATI drivers for my 5870 card. Growing frustrated, I installed the latest Kernel available, 3.7.5. I was given several options for the video driver when I rebooted. The one driver that solved my problem was the fglrx experimental driver. It was a relief to get it to work. The kernel improves speed on my system dramatically.

The issue is several drivers appear not to be activated and will not activate. It does say the driver was deactivated but is still functioning. I am directed to the var/log/jockey which I can't make any sense of (I can post it if need be - it is very long). Can someone suggest a fix for this issue? The drivers are as follows:

1801 smbus driver Intel TCO Watchdog Timer Driver USB HID BOOT Protocol Driver USB HiD BOOT Protocol mouse driver

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if you can upgrade to 12.10, it has integrated additional drivers with software source, which works very nicely –  Deepak Feb 2 '13 at 16:44
    
I had many issues with 12.10, specifically installing any driver to work with my video card so I had to downgrade to 12.04. –  chazdg Feb 2 '13 at 18:03
    
It appears as if the issue is a Realtek driver issue. The error in the jockey.log is as follows: "Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8168g-1.fw for module r8169 W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8106e-1.fw for module r8169" –  chazdg Feb 3 '13 at 18:32
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