Difference between revisions of "Fedora 11 Installation Guide"

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Warning, don't follow the normal Linux install instructions and expect it to work. It will break your system.
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==AMD Repository==
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*Visit http://developer.amd.com/Downloads/ati-opencl-beta-driver-v2.0-beta4-lnx.zip page and download the installer.
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===Step 1 Install Development Tools===
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The fglrx driver has a small kernel module that is required for hardware 3D and OpenGL acceleration.
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$ su -c `yum install gcc kernel-devel rpm-build`
  
One option is to downgrade to Fedora 10 then follow the instructions at in the [[Fedora 10 Installation Guide]].
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===Step 2 Install fglrx Driver===
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====Step 2a Generate RPMs Method====
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//This method not tested!
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* Open a terminal, and run the package.
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$ sh {{Catalystfilename}} --buildpkg Fedora/F10
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* Become root and install the RPM files that were generated.
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$ su -
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# rpm -ihv filename.rpm
  
The problem is something Fedora can't fix. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=508594
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====Step 2b Script Install Method====
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//tested working by WhiteRabbit56 on Radeon Mobility HD4650
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*Open a terminal, become root, and run the package.
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$ su -
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# sh {{Catalystfilename}}
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===Step 3 Reboot===
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*Restart your computer for changes to take effect.
  
This information is based on ATI Catalyst™ 9.6 Proprietary Linux x86 Display Driver, please update after AMD ATI releases a new driver compatible with Fedora 11.
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[[Category:Installation Documentation]]

Revision as of 18:55, 14 October 2009

AMD Repository

Step 1 Install Development Tools

The fglrx driver has a small kernel module that is required for hardware 3D and OpenGL acceleration.

$ su -c `yum install gcc kernel-devel rpm-build`

Step 2 Install fglrx Driver

Step 2a Generate RPMs Method

//This method not tested!
  • Open a terminal, and run the package.
$ sh amd-catalyst-14-12-linux-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Fedora/F10
  • Become root and install the RPM files that were generated.
$ su -
# rpm -ihv filename.rpm

Step 2b Script Install Method

//tested working by WhiteRabbit56 on Radeon Mobility HD4650

  • Open a terminal, become root, and run the package.
$ su -
# sh amd-catalyst-14-12-linux-x86.x86_64.run

Step 3 Reboot

  • Restart your computer for changes to take effect.