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==General Status==
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Great thinking! That ralley breaks the mold!
* Uses kernel 2.6
 
* Uses Xorg 7
 
* Use of the ATI driver requires self build of rpm package + ubuntu tarball
 
* weak performance worst then radeon/radeonhd drivers
 
 
 
==Installation Option #1 Downgrade X and use the Livna repository==
 
See the [http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=155503 Fedora 9 FGLRX HOWTO]
 
 
 
==Installation Option #2 Local RPM Build==
 
Releases through Catalyst 8.9 do not work on Fedora 9 without extensive patching/downgrading.
 
See the [http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=192261 Catalyst 8.4 - 8.9 failures]
 
==Installation Option #3 Ubuntu tarball==
 
 
 
 
 
* Download 8.542 package [http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/ati-driver-installer-8-10-x86.x86_64.run fglrx-8.542]
 
* sudo sh ati-driver-installer-8-10-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Fedora/F9
 
* sudo rpm -ivh kernel....rpm
 
* sudo rpm -ivh ATI-fglrx-8.....rpm
 
* sudo rpm -ivh ATI-fglrx-c.....rpm
 
 
 
* untar [http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/restricted/f/fglrx-installer/fglrx-installer_8.543.orig.tar.gz fglxrx-8.543]
 
* sudo cp -rv fglx/x740/usr/X11R6/lib/modules/* /usr/lib/xorg/modules
 
 
 
==Installation Option #4 Install the latest driver==
 
 
 
Try the latest release from ATI Version 8.11.
 
 
 
It installed and ran ok on a single screen, but I could not properly configure the resolution on two monitors.
 
 
 
==Issues==
 
 
 
weak perfomance
 
 
 
==See Also==
 
* [[Frequently Asked Questions#Why does fglrx not work for my bleeding-edge kernel?]]
 
 
 
==External Links==
 
[http://dr650.webhop.org/pages/linux/fhelp.html DR650 Fedora Interest Page]
 
 
 
[[Category:Installation Documentation]]
 

Revision as of 03:26, 4 October 2011

Great thinking! That ralley breaks the mold!