Fedora 17 Installation Guide

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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-driver-installer-12-9-beta-x86.x86_64.zip
unzip amd-driver-installer-12-9-beta-x86.x86_64.zip

Install driver

Run the file as root in the sh shell. <pre> su sh amd-driver-installer-12-9-beta-x86.x86_64.run <pre>

Select the default install, do not generate distribution packages.

Click "check log" when install finish


<pre> su sh aticonfig --initial <pre>


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

   open with Archive manager and install,this will provide extra video-codec like H-264,ac3,xvid,mp4.... 

Good luck,


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