package fglrx 2:8.723.1-0ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: fglrx kernel module failed to build

Asked by chrisb on 2012-01-20

Trying to enable sandy bridge graphics

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: fglrx 2:8.723.1-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-13.54~lucid1-generic 2.6.38.8
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-13-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Jan 20 20:13:34 2012
DkmsStatus: fglrx, 8.723.1: added
ErrorMessage: fglrx kernel module failed to build
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20110720.1)
MachineType: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. K53E
PackageVersion: 2:8.723.1-0ubuntu3
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-13-generic root=UUID=9251f252-1ffe-46b7-873d-4ba849b02630 ro quiet splash
SourcePackage: fglrx-installer
Title: package fglrx 2:8.723.1-0ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: fglrx kernel module failed to build
dmi.bios.date: 05/09/2011
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: K53E.209
dmi.board.asset.tag: ATN12345678901234567
dmi.board.name: K53E
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
dmi.board.version: 1.0
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: ATN12345678901234567
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
dmi.chassis.version: 1.0
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrK53E.209:bd05/09/2011:svnASUSTeKComputerInc.:pnK53E:pvr1.0:rvnASUSTeKComputerInc.:rnK53E:rvr1.0:cvnASUSTeKComputerInc.:ct10:cvr1.0:
dmi.product.name: K53E
dmi.product.version: 1.0
dmi.sys.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
glxinfo: Error: command ['glxinfo'] failed with exit code -11:
system:
 distro: Ubuntu
 codename: lucid
 architecture: i686
 kernel: 2.6.38-13-generic

Question information

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Ubuntu fglrx-installer Edit question
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Solved by:
Daniel Letzeisen
Solved:
2012-01-21
Last query:
2012-01-21
Last reply:
2012-01-21
chrisb (chrisbluett) said : #1

Make sure you remove fglrx as that is for amd graphics.

Then, install updated components: http://www.subcritical.org/running_ubuntu_lts_on_sandy_bridge/

chrisb (chrisbluett) said : #3

Thanks Dave Lentz, that solved my question.