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I've installed this new Kernel version ( and it seems to me that isn't stable. When i boot my laptop it blocks.... and it shows a Fail on Graphics... What is the problem?

I've installed proprietary drivers FGLRX.

My Laptop is a Acer Aspire 5542G AMD64 bits ATI Radeon HD4570 4gb Memory

I'll wait for an answer, please...

Here it is my proprietary graphics:

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This installation problem shows me this:

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closed as off topic by James May 22 '12 at 18:59

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please confirm the exact error message displayed when booting - when do you see it. Also confirm in your question, what happens if you remove the driver, remove /etc/X11/xorg.conf. Does the laptop boot correctly? – fossfreedom Jun 9 '11 at 14:17
No. It doesn't boot well. It blocks at certain time and appears that everything boots ok. At a moment it blocks and shows that the graphics boot "Fail"... – Jorge Pinho Jun 9 '11 at 14:24
This sounds like a bug report... – Alvar Jun 28 '11 at 22:01
yes, indeed. I've already sent my bug report... – Jorge Pinho Jun 30 '11 at 12:59
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A very similar Question was recently raised here.

The resolve the black screens for the proprietary FGLRX catalyst driver, you will need to patch the kernel.

Therefore, boot with your natty kernel and remove the FGLRX catalyst driver. You should be able to boot with the open-source driver. Reboot into the new kernel.

In the linked question try either of the two solutions depending upon whether you are using Catalyst v11.5 or Catalyst v11.6.

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Kernel 2.6.39-2 solves the compatibility for FGLRX – Uri Herrera Jun 29 '11 at 3:36

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