February's driver is finally out! And it supports x86_64 X-Video!

Quote Originally Posted by AMD Changes
This release of the Catalyst™ Linux graphics driver introduces support for the ATI Xpress™ 1250 IGP for AMD based motherboards.

A system hang no longer occurs when attempting to resume from hibernation mode. Further details can be found in topic number 737-22059
Loading the XVideo Extension on 64-bit Xorg 6.9+ systems no longer results in the X Server segfaulting when launching. This issue was known to occur with Radeon X1K products. Further details and the workaround can be found in topic number 737-22837
Running aticonfig--dtop=(horizontal|vertical) no longer results in clone mode being activated when attempting to enable big desktop mode
Running through the un-install of the Linux graphics driver no longer results in the fglx and ati folders failing to be removed
Release Notes: https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206...ux_8.34.8.html

Quote Originally Posted by Phoronix Review
If the X-Video movie playback bug with x86_64 Linux previously affected you, fear no more! Introducing the AMD fglrx 8.34.8 Linux display driver corrects this long-standing issue. There have also been a few bugs corrected in 8.34.8 along with official Radeon Xpress X1250 support, but other than that, this month serves as more of a maintenance release.
http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=8908

Still no new Catalyst Control Center or desktop effects support.