The AMD Proprietary Linux driver version 8.41 is recommended for the ATI Radeon HD 2000 family only.
AMD recommends users of cards other than the ATI Radeon HD 2000 family continue to use the currently posted drivers for that product available for download on http://ati.amd.com/
Future releases will return to a unified driver supporting all product
How this affects users:
Using this driver may result in stability issues on non-Workstation products. This driver will not work with any ATI FireGL or ATI FireMV products.
How this affects distribution maintainers and packagers:
This driver is not suitable for inclusion in distributions and is
recommended to not be packaged into any mainstream distribution update. Distribution vendors may repackage and provide experimental packages, but should include the above warning to users.