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Problem with Catalyst 13.1 and AMD Radeon 7600M Series.

mac [ ~ ]$ lspci | grep Radeon && uname -a && cat /etc/lsb-release
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Thames XT/GL [Radeon HD 7600M Series]
Linux pentest 3.2.0-23-generic #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 10 20:39:51 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=precise
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS

Reinstalled ubuntu 12.04.1LTS

did:

sudo apt-get update ; apt-get upgrade -y

did:

sudo aptitude install build-essential dkms unzip
sudo aptitude build-dep fglrx

Then downloaded:

wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-linux-x86.x86_64.zip

unpacked:

unzip amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-linux-x86.x86_64.zip

installed:

sudo sh amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-linux-x86.x86_64.run

Install log:

Supported adapter detected.
Check if system has the tools required for installation.
Uninstalling any previously installed drivers.

Creating symlink /var/lib/dkms/fglrx/9.012/source ->
                 /usr/src/fglrx-9.012

DKMS: add completed.

Kernel preparation unnecessary for this kernel.  Skipping...

Building module:
cleaning build area....
cd /var/lib/dkms/fglrx/9.012/build; sh make.sh --nohints --uname_r=3.2.0-23-generic --norootcheck.....
cleaning build area....

DKMS: build completed.

fglrx:
Running module version sanity check.
 - Original module
   - No original module exists within this kernel
 - Installation
   - Installing to /lib/modules/3.2.0-23-generic/updates/dkms/

depmod.........

DKMS: install completed.
[Reboot] Kernel Module : update-initramfs

Rebooted

Same issue, "low graphics mode" gui, dropped to tty:

mac [ ~ ]$ cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log.old

[    22.511] 
X.Org X Server 1.11.3
Release Date: 2011-12-16
[    22.511] X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
[    22.511] Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.42-37-generic x86_64 Ubuntu
[    22.511] Current Operating System: Linux pentest 3.2.0-23-generic #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 10 20:39:51 UTC 2012 x86_64
[    22.511] Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-3.2.0-23-generic root=/dev/mapper/pentest-root ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
[    22.511] Build Date: 11 April 2013  01:05:39PM
[    22.511] xorg-server 2:1.11.4-0ubuntu10.13 (For technical support please see http://www.ubuntu.com/support) 
[    22.511] Current version of pixman: 0.24.4
[    22.511]    Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
    to make sure that you have the latest version.
[    22.511] Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
    (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
    (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
[    22.511] (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Fri Jun 21 13:10:04 2013
[    22.511] (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
[    22.511] (==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d"
[    22.512] (==) ServerLayout "aticonfig Layout"
[    22.512] (**) |-->Screen "aticonfig-Screen[0]-0" (0)
[    22.512] (**) |   |-->Monitor "aticonfig-Monitor[0]-0"
[    22.512] (**) |   |-->Device "aticonfig-Device[0]-0"
[    22.512] (==) Automatically adding devices
[    22.512] (==) Automatically enabling devices
[    22.512] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic" does not exist.
[    22.512]    Entry deleted from font path.
[    22.512] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/" does not exist.
[    22.512]    Entry deleted from font path.
[    22.512] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/" does not exist.
[    22.512]    Entry deleted from font path.
[    22.512] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi" does not exist.
[    22.512]    Entry deleted from font path.
[    22.512] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi" does not exist.
[    22.512]    Entry deleted from font path.
[    22.512] (WW) The directory "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType" does not exist.
[    22.512]    Entry deleted from font path.
[    22.512] (==) FontPath set to:
    /usr/share/fonts/X11/misc,
    /usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1,
    built-ins
[    22.512] (==) ModulePath set to "/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/xorg/extra-modules,/usr/lib/xorg/extra-modules,/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
[    22.512] (II) The server relies on udev to provide the list of input devices.
    If no devices become available, reconfigure udev or disable AutoAddDevices.
[    22.512] (II) Loader magic: 0x7f3d53ad2b00
[    22.512] (II) Module ABI versions:
[    22.512]    X.Org ANSI C Emulation: 0.4
[    22.512]    X.Org Video Driver: 11.0
[    22.512]    X.Org XInput driver : 16.0
[    22.512]    X.Org Server Extension : 6.0
[    22.512] (--) PCI:*(0:0:2:0) 8086:0166:1028:056e rev 9, Mem @ 0xc3000000/4194304, 0xb0000000/268435456, I/O @ 0x00005000/64
[    22.512] (--) PCI: (0:1:0:0) 1002:6840:1028:056e rev 0, Mem @ 0xa0000000/268435456, 0xc2000000/131072, I/O @ 0x00004000/256, BIOS @ 0x????????/131072
[    22.512] (II) Open ACPI successful (/var/run/acpid.socket)
[    22.512] (II) "extmod" will be loaded by default.
[    22.512] (II) "dbe" will be loaded by default.
[    22.512] (II) "glx" will be loaded by default.
[    22.512] (II) "record" will be loaded by default.
[    22.512] (II) "dri" will be loaded by default.
[    22.512] (II) "dri2" will be loaded by default.
[    22.512] (II) LoadModule: "extmod"
[    22.549] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libextmod.so
[    22.549] (II) Module extmod: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    22.549]    compiled for 1.11.3, module version = 1.0.0
[    22.549]    Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[    22.549]    ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[    22.549] (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
[    22.549] (II) Loading extension XFree86-VidModeExtension
[    22.549] (II) Loading extension XFree86-DGA
[    22.549] (II) Loading extension DPMS
[    22.549] (II) Loading extension XVideo
[    22.549] (II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
[    22.549] (II) Loading extension X-Resource
[    22.549] (II) LoadModule: "dbe"
[    22.549] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdbe.so
[    22.549] (II) Module dbe: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    22.549]    compiled for 1.11.3, module version = 1.0.0
[    22.549]    Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[    22.549]    ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[    22.549] (II) Loading extension DOUBLE-BUFFER
[    22.549] (II) LoadModule: "glx"
[    22.549] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so
[    22.549] (II) Module glx: vendor="Advanced Micro Devices, Inc."
[    22.549]    compiled for 6.9.0, module version = 1.0.0
[    22.549] (II) Loading extension GLX
[    22.549] (II) LoadModule: "record"
[    22.549] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/librecord.so
[    22.549] (II) Module record: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    22.549]    compiled for 1.11.3, module version = 1.13.0
[    22.549]    Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[    22.549]    ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[    22.549] (II) Loading extension RECORD
[    22.549] (II) LoadModule: "dri"
[    22.549] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri.so
[    22.550] (II) Module dri: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    22.550]    compiled for 1.11.3, module version = 1.0.0
[    22.550]    ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[    22.550] (II) Loading extension XFree86-DRI
[    22.550] (II) LoadModule: "dri2"
[    22.550] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri2.so
[    22.550] (II) Module dri2: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    22.550]    compiled for 1.11.3, module version = 1.2.0
[    22.550]    ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[    22.550] (II) Loading extension DRI2
[    22.550] (II) LoadModule: "fglrx"
[    22.550] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/fglrx_drv.so
[    22.765] (II) Module fglrx: vendor="FireGL - AMD Technologies Inc."
[    22.765]    compiled for 1.4.99.906, module version = 9.1.11
[    22.765]    Module class: X.Org Video Driver
[    22.765] (II) Loading sub module "fglrxdrm"
[    22.765] (II) LoadModule: "fglrxdrm"
[    22.765] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/linux/libfglrxdrm.so
[    22.809] (II) Module fglrxdrm: vendor="FireGL - AMD Technologies Inc."
[    22.809]    compiled for 1.4.99.906, module version = 9.1.11
[    22.809] (II) AMD Proprietary Linux Driver Version Identifier:9.01.11
[    22.809] (II) AMD Proprietary Linux Driver Release Identifier: 9.012                                
[    22.809] (II) AMD Proprietary Linux Driver Build Date: Dec 19 2012 14:41:10
[    22.809] (++) using VT number 7

[    22.809] (WW) Falling back to old probe method for fglrx
[    22.847] (II) Loading PCS database from /etc/ati/amdpcsdb /etc/ati/amdpcsdb.default
[    22.850] ukiDynamicMajor: found major device number 249
[    22.850] ukiDynamicMajor: found major device number 249
[    22.850] ukiOpenByBusid: Searching for BusID PCI:1:0:0
[    22.850] ukiOpenDevice: node name is /dev/ati/card0
[    22.850] ukiOpenDevice: open result is 8, (OK)
[    23.881] ukiOpenByBusid: ukiOpenMinor returns 8
[    23.881] ukiOpenByBusid: ukiGetBusid reports PCI:1:0:0
[    24.049] (--) Chipset Supported AMD Graphics Processor (0x6840) found
[    24.061] (II) fglrx: intel VGA device detected, load intel driver.
[    24.061] (II) LoadModule: "intel"
[    24.061] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/intel_drv.so
[    24.108] (II) Module intel: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    24.108]    compiled for 1.11.3, module version = 2.17.0
[    24.108]    Module class: X.Org Video Driver
[    24.108]    ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 11.0
[    24.108] (II) AMD Video driver is running on a device belonging to a group targeted for this release
[    24.109] (II) AMD Video driver is signed
[    24.109] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/fglrx_drv.so
[    24.109] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/linux/libfglrxdrm.so
[    24.109] (II) fglrx(0): pEnt->device->identifier=0x7f3d5440ce60
[    24.111] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/intel_drv.so
[    24.111] (II) intel(1): pEnt->device->identifier=(nil)
[    24.111] (EE) Screen 1 deleted because of no matching config section.
[    24.111] (II) UnloadModule: "intel"
[    24.111] (II) Unloading intel
[    24.111] (II) fglrx(0): === [xdl_xs111_atiddxPreInit] === begin
[    24.111] (II) fglrx(0): PowerXpress: Discrete GPU is selected.
[    24.243] (II) fglrx(0): PowerXpress: Diagnostic output from /usr/lib/fglrx/switchlibGL:
ln: failed to create symbolic link `/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libGL.so': No such file or directory
ln: failed to create symbolic link `/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libGL.so.1': No such file or directory
ln: failed to create symbolic link `/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libGL.so.1.2': No such file or directory

[    24.264] (EE) fglrx(0): PowerXpress: Invalid output from /usr/lib/fglrx/switchlibGL: unknow

[    24.264] (EE) fglrx(0): PowerXpress: Switching libGL did not take effect.
[    24.264] (EE) fglrx(0): PowerXpress: Fail to switch libGL link files.
[    24.264] (WW) fglrx(0): PreInit PowerXpress failed!
Backtrace:
[    24.644] 0: /usr/bin/X (xorg_backtrace+0x26) [0x7f3d538679e6]
[    24.644] 1: /usr/bin/X (0x7f3d536df000+0x18c88a) [0x7f3d5386b88a]
[    24.644] 2: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpthread.so.0 (0x7f3d52a05000+0xfcb0) [0x7f3d52a14cb0]
[    24.644] 3: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/fglrx_drv.so (xdl_xs111_atiddxFreeScreen+0xed) [0x7f3d4f37648d]
[    24.644] 4: /usr/bin/X (xf86DeleteScreen+0x7c) [0x7f3d5377a24c]
[    24.644] 5: /usr/bin/X (InitOutput+0xad2) [0x7f3d5376e212]
[    24.644] 6: /usr/bin/X (0x7f3d536df000+0x3d5ed) [0x7f3d5371c5ed]
[    24.644] 7: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6 (__libc_start_main+0xed) [0x7f3d5189676d]
[    24.644] 8: /usr/bin/X (0x7f3d536df000+0x3daad) [0x7f3d5371caad]
[    24.644] Segmentation fault at address 0x38
[    24.644] 
Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting
[    24.644] 
Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support 
     at http://wiki.x.org
 for help. 
[    24.644] Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.
[    24.644] 
[    24.701]  ddxSigGiveUp: Closing log
[    24.701] Server terminated with error (1). Closing log file.

Seg fault again! Could it be my version of X?

I dont know anything about X and am really struggling...

T

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