Activate Proprietary Driver Failed with SystemError: InstallArchives() failed

Bug #643709 reported by Bill Plachy on 2010-09-20
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fglrx-installer (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Install from: System Administration->Hardware Drivers->Activate ATI/AMD Proprietary FGLRX graphics driver
Ubuntu 10.04.1 amd64 fresh install
Card: Diamond Radeon HD 5770 OCX
Package: fglrx 2:8.723.1-0ubuntu4
Error: failed to install/upgrade: SystemError: InstallArchives() failed

Following error fglrxinfo yields: Segmentation fault

Appears T/B same problem as reported in Bug #641623

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: fglrx 2:8.723.1-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-24.43-generic 2.6.32.15+drm33.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-24-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Sep 20 09:37:58 2010
DkmsStatus: fglrx, 8.723.1: added
ErrorMessage: fglrx kernel module failed to build
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100816.1)
MachineType: System manufacturer System Product Name
PackageVersion: 2:8.723.1-0ubuntu4
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-24-generic root=UUID=3fa654db-21fc-47da-b476-341e06699f57 ro quiet splash
SourcePackage: fglrx-installer
Title: package fglrx 2:8.723.1-0ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade: fglrx kernel module failed to build
dmi.bios.date: 03/08/2010
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 1003
dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.board.name: P6T DELUXE V2
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev 1.xx
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Asset-1234567890
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr1003:bd03/08/2010:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rnP6TDELUXEV2:rvrRev1.xx:cvnChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrChassisVersion:
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer
glxinfo: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
system:
 distro: Ubuntu
 codename: lucid
 architecture: x86_64
 kernel: 2.6.32-24-generic

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