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ATI Linux fglrx driver version 8.41.7
 
ATI Linux fglrx driver version 8.41.7
  
Release Date: Released on the 12th of September
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Release Date: 12 September, 2007
  
===This driver only supports the Radeon HD 2000 family.===
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The 8.41.7 driver has an entirely new codebase, and supports the new Radeon HD 2000 (R600) cards.
AMD recommends users of cards other than the ATI Radeon HD 2000 family
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continue to use the currently posted drivers for that product available
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for download on http://ati.amd.com/
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Future releases will return to a unified driver supporting all product
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==New Features==
families.
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* OpenGL Game Performance Improvements for ATI Radeon™ Graphics Accelerators: Beta Support
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* Support for the ATI Radeon™ HD 2000 Series of Graphics Processors
  
The 8.41 driver has an entirely new codebase, and supports the new Radeon HD 2000 (R600) cards. More information at the Phoronix article below, and more to come.
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==Issues Resolved==
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* The TV-out size and position now supports adjustments on system running Linux and containing an ATI Radeon X1900 or higher product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29573
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* X server no longer fails to respond when a DFP display device is connected to the secondary port. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29577
  
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==Known Issues==
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* Corruption may be observed with certain applications on some Linux distributions which enable the Composite extension by default, e.g., RHEL 5. If you are observing application corruption, please disable the Composite extension. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28224
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* Using the xgl enabled x-server interface disables display switching hot plug support
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* There is no support for video playback on the second head in dual head mode. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26985
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* Desktop corruption may be noticed when dragging the overlay/video when using dual-display mode. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29578
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* A black screen may be observed on some hardware when switching to the console or leaving the X window system when a Vesa framebuffer console driver is used. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28558
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* Various error messages may appear during RPM installation under SuSE 10.2. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29576
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* The display may go blank with clone/dual/horizontal mode configured or switching VT on systems containing an ATI Radeon 9800 XT product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29574
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
  
* [http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/ati-driver-installer-8.41.7-x86.x86_64.run Installer] ([https://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/ati-driver-installer-8.41.7-x86.x86_64.run HTTPS])
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* [https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/ati-driver-installer-8.41.7-x86.x86_64.run Installer]
* [http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/linux_8.41.7.html Release notes] ([https://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/linux_8.41.html HTTPS])
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* [https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/linux_8.41.7.html Release notes]
* [http://ati.amd.com/products/catalyst/linux.html fglrx FAQ] ([https://ati.amd.com/products/catalyst/linux.html HTTPS])
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* [http://ati.amd.com/products/catalyst/linux.html ATI Proprietary Linux Driver FAQ]
 
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* [http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=833 Phoronix: AMD 8.41.7 Display Driver]
* [http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=821 Phoronix: AMD 8.41 Display Driver Preview]
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[[Category:Releases]]
 
[[Category:Releases]]

Latest revision as of 11:47, 20 March 2013

ATI Linux fglrx driver version 8.41.7

Release Date: 12 September, 2007

The 8.41.7 driver has an entirely new codebase, and supports the new Radeon HD 2000 (R600) cards.

Contents

New Features

  • OpenGL Game Performance Improvements for ATI Radeon™ Graphics Accelerators: Beta Support
  • Support for the ATI Radeon™ HD 2000 Series of Graphics Processors

Issues Resolved

  • The TV-out size and position now supports adjustments on system running Linux and containing an ATI Radeon X1900 or higher product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29573
  • X server no longer fails to respond when a DFP display device is connected to the secondary port. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29577

Known Issues

  • Corruption may be observed with certain applications on some Linux distributions which enable the Composite extension by default, e.g., RHEL 5. If you are observing application corruption, please disable the Composite extension. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28224
  • Using the xgl enabled x-server interface disables display switching hot plug support
  • There is no support for video playback on the second head in dual head mode. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26985
  • Desktop corruption may be noticed when dragging the overlay/video when using dual-display mode. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29578
  • A black screen may be observed on some hardware when switching to the console or leaving the X window system when a Vesa framebuffer console driver is used. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28558
  • Various error messages may appear during RPM installation under SuSE 10.2. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29576
  • The display may go blank with clone/dual/horizontal mode configured or switching VT on systems containing an ATI Radeon 9800 XT product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29574

External links