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==General Status==
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* Uses kernel 2.6
 
* Uses Xorg 7
 
* Use of the ATI driver requires patching and a downgrade of the X server
 
 
 
==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/forum/showthread.php?t=192261 Catalyst 8.4 - 8.9 failures]
 
 
 
==Issues==
 
Current driver releases do not build on Fedora 9 without patching, and the resulting RPM packages crash the X server. Downgrading X and installing a older ATI driver release is an option.
 
 
 
9/29/2008 : Rumor has it that a upcoming Fedora 9/Mesa 7.2 update will fix the ATI Catalyst issues. It is due out in a matter of weeks.
 
 
 
This may help some folks:
 
http://dr650.webhop.org/pages/linux/fhelp.html
 
 
 
==See Also==
 
* [[Frequently Asked Questions#Why does fglrx not work for my bleeding-edge kernel?]]
 
 
 
[[Category:Installation Documentation]]
 

Latest revision as of 22:33, 6 October 2011

These topics are so confusing but this heelpd me get the job done.