Catalyst 14.9

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AMD Catalyst Linux 14.9 driver

Revision Number: 14.9

Release Date: 9/29/2014

Description: Automated installer and Display Drivers for X.Org 7.4 and above

System requirements[edit]

  • XOrg 7.4 or above (up to 1.15)
  • Linux kernel 2.6 or above (up to 3.15)
  • glibc version 2.2 or 2.3
  • POSIX Shared Memory (/dev/shm) support is required for 3D applications


The following packages must be installed in order for the AMD Catalyst driver for Linux to install and work optimally:

  • gimp-help-en
  • gimp-help-common
  • XFree86-Mesa-libGL
  • libstdc++
  • libgcc
  • XFree86-libs
  • fontconfig
  • freetype
  • zlib
  • gcc

New Features[edit]

  • AMD Radeon™ R9 285
  • Ubuntu 14.04 support
  • RHEL 7.0 support
  • Install improvements
    • Package and distribution generation options; recommend options set by default
      • Help user install generated distribution package once created
    • Pop-up messages to help guide users through the install process
      • Identifying and installation of pre-requisites

Resolved Issues[edit]

  • Witcher 2 random lock-up seen when launching the application
  • Screen corruption when connecting an external monitor to some PowerXpress AMD GPU + Intel CPU platforms
  • Intermittent X crash when the user does a rotation with Tear Free Desktop enabled
  • Failure on exit of OpenGL programs
  • Error message being displayed when a user does run clinfo in console mode
  • Blank screen when hot plugging an HDMI monitor from a MST hub
  • System hang after resume from S3/S4 in High Performance mode on PowerXpress AMD GPU + Intel CPU platforms
  • Corruption or artifacting on the bottom right corner of the screen before booting into login UI during restart
  • Occasional segmentation fault when running ETQW
  • xscreensavers test failing with multi-GPU Crossfire™ configurations
  • Motion Builder severe flickering while toggling full screen
  • Intermittent crashing and corruption observed while running X-Plane
  • Some piglit and Khronos OpenGL conformance test failures
  • Displays occasionally going black when startx is run on Ubuntu 14.04 after switching to integrated GPU on PowerXpress AMD GPU + Intel Haswell CPU system platforms
  • A connected external display getting disabled when unplugging AC power from laptop platforms
  • An auto log out when double clicking the picture under desktop server times on PowerXpress AMD GPU + Intel CPU platforms

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