Fedora 17 Installation Guide
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 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 <pre> === 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 === GENERATE DEFAULT CONFIG === <pre> su sh aticonfig --initial <pre> 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 knowledge is free, so share it!