Comment 101 for bug 121653

drjimmy42 (jjrussell) wrote :

The earlier workaround suggested of

Create this file:
   /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-fglrx

Put this in it:
   blacklist fglrx

Reboot.

Worked famously. I know I can't use the cool compiz stuff or other 3D jazz, but for those who just need stuff to work in a basic way, this works around the problem.