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Thread: Backtrack-ati installation

  1. #11
    Just burned his ISO
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    Default Re: Backtrack-ati installation

    For now I managed to install the atistream and cpyrit-stream packages with a trick. Manually install the driver from the official ATI site. Then download the needed packages.
    apt-get -d install backtrack-ati
    This will download the packages in apt cache. So you have to install the packages ignoring dependency with ati-driver (the broken package).
    dpkg --ignore-depends=ati-driver -i /var/cache/apt/archives/atistream_1.4.0-bt2_i386.deb
    dpkg --ignore-depends=ati-driver -i /var/cache/apt/archives/cpyrit-stream_0.2.2-bt2_i386.deb
    This of course break dependency, so you can't do apt-get upgrade anymore; but that's another story.

    This seems to work. I run Xorg with flgrx driver and dual head configuration, and have atistream and cpyrit-stream installed. I say "seems" because pyrit doesn't detect the GPU (I have a HD4570).
    Pyrit 0.2.5-dev (C) 2008, 2009 Lukas Lueg pyrit - Project Hosting on Google Code
    This code is distributed under the GNU General Public License v3

    Connecting to storage... connected

    The following cores seem available...
    #1: 'CPU-Core (SSE2)'
    #2: 'CPU-Core (SSE2)'
    I missed some additional important configuration step for pyrit, or the trick simply doesn't work?

  2. #12
    Just burned his ISO
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    Mar 2011

    Default Re: Backtrack-ati installation

    I had the same problem.....
    To resolve this issue goto....
    select your desired graphics card specs.

    now follow the instructions given in the manual...

    hope this helps,

  3. #13
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    over the under

    Default Re: Backtrack-ati installation

    or you could just search this forum for ati stream calpp and you'll find an excellent how to on this subject.

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