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==General Status==
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These topics are so confusing but this heelpd me get the job done.
* 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 tarbal
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* weak perfomance wrost 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/forum/showthread.php?t=192261 Catalyst 8.4 - 8.9 failures]
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==Issues==
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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. 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.
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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]]
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Latest revision as of 23:33, 6 October 2011

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