Ati video card after upgrade from 8.04 to 8.10 cannot login i get (EE) R128(0): No DFP detected error

Asked by marcobra (Marco Braida)

After the successful on line upgrade from Ubuntu 8.04 to Ubuntu 8.10 at reboot i cannot login the graphic layer can't start it give me the error:

(EE) R128(0): No DFP

i can't start xorg and i cannot login.

lspci give me:

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage 128 Pro Ultra TF

I put this question as a kind of howto... a note for other users.

Please don't answer i already get a solution.

Thank you

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marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said :

Press ctrl+alt+F2 make login with your user and password, then type:

sudo apt-get remove xorg-driver-fglrx

the system ask you a password give your user password, you will not see nothing when you type it, then press enter

sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
sudo reboot

Hope this helps