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    Default AMD Catalyst 11.2 Linux Driver Released

    Phoronix: AMD Catalyst 11.2 Linux Driver Released

    AMD has just issued their Catalyst 11.2 Linux driver update. It's now available from AMD.com but their release notes as usual are of little use, so here's the Phoronix scoop on this month's update...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTEwNw

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    Hey, Q was right! It is slimmer

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    Does it support kernel 2.6.38 yet, or is hacking needed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dekomote View Post
    Hey, Q was right! It is slimmer
    Yey the next one 11.3 will be slimmer again!

    and they work hard on the video acceleration flash support.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DanL View Post
    Does it support kernel 2.6.38 yet, or is hacking needed?
    up to 2.6.38rc2 is no hack needet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qaridarium View Post
    and they work hard on the video acceleration flash support.
    So are you saying that they finally adopted vdpau since that is the only acceleration support in flash currently?

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    Quote Originally Posted by deanjo View Post
    So are you saying that they finally adopted vdpau since that is the only acceleration support in flash currently?
    "current" is a kind of word you don't understand in a therm of Future meaning.

    like in the kindergarten i talk about the future and you put your shit about "current" in this forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qaridarium View Post
    "current" is a kind of word you don't understand in a therm of Future meaning.

    like in the kindergarten i talk about the future and you put your shit about "current" in this forum.
    Right, in the future we will be in all flying cars too.

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    Default Tear free and full screen in Flash

    In my hardware, HD4650, if I enable tear free video, it works great, but you watch a flash video in flash screen, you can't go back to windowed mode, you get an unresponsive white screen. You need to ctrl-alt-f2 and then ctrl-alt-f7. This unlocks the screen. The bug still occurs in 11.2, I just checked ...

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    I got curious, what does the "distribution packaging scripts" do? Is it to supply ready-to-ditribute packages for for Ubuntu, Fedora, Gentoo, etc?

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