Installed Ubuntu 10.04
OSS driver 2d perf. makes crapalyst look like, well, the crap that it is. Unfortunately I need more recent OpenGL support and kind of like better than COMPLETE crap power management(v. semi-crap, at least comapred to windoze).
AMD also appears to think that their supposedly pro customers are still wedded to 32b land given their continuous 32b deps... WTF?! Pro? 32b?
AMD is, apparently, in DIRE need of some adults in charge...
Intel Core 2 Duo P8600, 4GB DDR2-800, 320GB 7200RPM WDC WD3200BEKT-22F3T0, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850 512MB GDDR3, 8x Super multi DVD+/-RW, 1680x1050 (17"), 9 cell battery
Ubuntu 8.10 x86-64 (current updates) catalyst 9.3
Windows Vista Home Premium 32b SP1 (current update) still on shipped catalyst(8.12 I think, MSI packed -- lazy)