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Download the driver for your particular card from http://support.amd.com/
 
Download the driver for your particular card from http://support.amd.com/
  
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  wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/amd-driver-installer-12-9-beta-x86.x86_64.zip
 
  unzip amd-driver-installer-12-9-beta-x86.x86_64.zip
 
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  wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/amd-{{catalystdashversion}}-linux-x86.x86_64.zip
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  unzip amd-{{catalystdashversion}}-linux-x86.x86_64.zip
  
 
=== Install driver ===
 
=== Install driver ===
  
 
Run the file as root in the ''sh'' shell.
 
Run the file as root in the ''sh'' shell.
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   su
 
   su
   sh amd-driver-installer-12-9-beta-x86.x86_64.run
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   sh amd-driver-installer-{{catalystdashversion}}-linux-x86.x86_64.run
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Select the default install, do not generate distribution packages.
 
Select the default install, do not generate distribution packages.
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=== GENERATE DEFAULT CONFIG ===
 
=== GENERATE DEFAULT CONFIG ===
  
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   su
 
   su
 
   sh aticonfig --initial
 
   sh aticonfig --initial
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REBOOT
 
REBOOT
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===To Uninstall===
 
===To Uninstall===
 
Open terminal,SU to get root,type:
 
Open terminal,SU to get root,type:
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   sh /usr/share/ati/amd-uninstall.sh
 
   sh /usr/share/ati/amd-uninstall.sh
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Video playback
 
Video playback

Latest revision as of 13:46, 5 July 2013

Note: 12.9 BETA minimum !!!For kernel 3.4.* and up

This section applies directly to users using the Official amd-driver-installer package downloaded from amd.com

Installation Prep for Amd-Driver-Installer

The script from AMD builds the kernel module and a set of modules for XOrg. The Official AMD installer requires some development packages to be installed:

su -
yum install kernel-devel kernel-headers gcc gcc-c++


Download driver

Download the driver for your particular card from http://support.amd.com/


  wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/amd-14-4-linux-x86.x86_64.zip
  unzip amd-14-4-linux-x86.x86_64.zip

Install driver

Run the file as root in the sh shell.

  su
  sh amd-driver-installer-14-4-linux-x86.x86_64.run


Select the default install, do not generate distribution packages.

Click "check log" when install finish

GENERATE DEFAULT CONFIG

  su
  sh aticonfig --initial


REBOOT

To Uninstall

Open terminal,SU to get root,type:

  sh /usr/share/ati/amd-uninstall.sh


Video playback

Add rpm-fusion repositories (free and non-free) via firefox

   http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm
   http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm
   open with Archive manager and install,this will provide extra video-codec like H-264,ac3,xvid,mp4.... 

Good luck,

winglman

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