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Thread: AMD Catalyst 11.10 Linux Driver Released

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    Quote Originally Posted by nazgul77 View Post
    You are right, you need to go to their north American website to go to that link.
    I guess we are really just hours away from a new release. Lets hop kernel 3.1 and Xorg 1.11 are supported.
    Below is the right link. Seems it was a typo

    http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/at...x86.x86_64.run

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    11.11 has been released

    http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/at...x86.x86_64.run

    The build succeeded on fedora 16, lets reboot

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    I hadn't tried it yet as I was waiting on the release notes.... But if it is building that is a good sign.... I'll give it a shot on mine.

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    I'm using it right now on Gentoo with Xorg-server 1.11, seems to be great.

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    Question Fedora 15 64 bit Gnome Version 3.0.1,X.Org X Server 1.10.1

    Will the Catalyst 11.11 Works with Fedora 15 Gnome Version 3 ?
    Anybody out there with success?
    My Card is Radeon HD 3870.

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    Question Which Version of Fedora 16 u r Using

    Quote Originally Posted by nazgul77 View Post
    11.11 has been released

    http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/at...x86.x86_64.run

    The build succeeded on fedora 16, lets reboot
    Which Version of Fedora 16 u r Using(Gnome or any Other)?
    Cause I've heard F15 or F16 with Gnome 3 Doesn't Work with Catalyst 11.11.

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    Thumbs up Catalyst 11.11 drivers Working with Fedora 16 KDE

    First you must download the package available here. http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/at...x86.x86_64.run . You have to download the updates with the command:

    # yum upgrade

    Although one of the updates are installing a new kernel you have to reboot the computer and Entert Fedora Verne KDE with the new kernel.

    After this update you should install the kernel headers and the GCC compiler:

    # yum install gcc kernel-headers kernel-devel

    At this point you must exit the graphics mode with this command:

    # init 3

    From here, log in as root with the command cd to the directory where you downloaded the drivers and run the command:

    # bash ./ati-driver-installer-11-11-x86.x86_64.run

    Follow the onscreen instructions and restart the computer at the end with the command:

    # reboot

    When you restart you can finally enjoy 3D acceleration!

    Check your Graphics working with these commands :
    fgl_glxgears
    fglrxinfo


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    Quote Originally Posted by symcracker View Post
    Will the Catalyst 11.11 Works with Fedora 15 Gnome Version 3 ?
    Anybody out there with success?
    My Card is Radeon HD 3870.
    No it will not unless you switch from Gnome to KDE and if you switch to KDE i would recommend to use the 11.10 catalyst which runs very smoothly. The 11.11 catalyst is performing worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by symcracker View Post
    Cause I've heard F15 or F16 with Gnome 3 Doesn't Work with Catalyst 11.11.
    Catalyst 11.11 is basically working with F16 and Gnome3.
    There are no severe graphics corruptions. But it is not a smooth experience. Display
    in general is a bit choppy (it is fine for the fallback mode and for the XFCE desktop, tough).
    Sometimes there is graphics corruption in the overview mode for the background.

    Occasionally gnome-shell crashes (I do not know the root cause), but the X server
    and fglrx never crashed for me since the day of the 11.11 release.

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    Suspend working/failing seems to be more often a matter of BIOS than anything else. My cousin has a nVIDIA gpu that is supposed to be all roses according to what you read around these forums and it doesn't suspend/hibernate, not even in Windows. My AMD system with HD4200 IGP suspends/hibernates all the time perfectly using FGLRX and Radeon OSS drivers.

    What I'm trying to say is that if your system doesn't suspend properly, it probably never will.



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