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

Revision as of 20:24, 4 October 2011

Contents

General Status

  • 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 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 Catalyst 8.4 - 8.9 failures

Installation Option #3 Ubuntu tarball

  • Download 8.542 package 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 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

External Links

DR650 Fedora Interest Page