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*Note: You must have your "kernel-devel-[version]" RPM package installed prior to fglrx installation.
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*Note: The administrator of this wiki uses FC5 on a Radeon 9700 with the latest driver without any issues using the Official ATI Binary Installer.
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Red Hat's developers [http://www.redhat.com/archives/rhl-devel-list/2006-February/msg01178.html comments on 3rd party installers].
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==livna.org package==
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#Enable the livna repository
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#Install the drivers and kernel module
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    <code>rpm -ivh http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-5.rpm</code>
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    <code>yum install kmod-fglrx</code>
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<b>Notes:</b>
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* For ease of installation and updating, the package name of the driver has been changed
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* As of today (2006-04-08) livna is still working out install bugs ( [http://bugzilla.livna.org/show_bug.cgi?id=842 Bugtracker] ) in the X86_64 package.  It apperas they have fixed the problem, but have not yet finished testing.  Some people report mixed success compiling from the source RPMS. YMMV.
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* As of today (2006-06-14) tried several times to install the driver for ATI RADEON X700. It installed but not working. Still stuck at vesa. Those who are trying this method, be warned.
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==Official ATI Binary installer==
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===Pre-installation===
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Update your kernel, kernel-devel, and xorg packages to the very latest before installation.
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===Installation===
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#Download the latest [[:Category:Releases|release]].
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#su to root in init level 3 (No X server running)
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# sh ati-driver-installer-[version].run
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#Follow the prompts and it will install.
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===Post-Installation===
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#Run the <code>aticonfig --initial</code> command if you have not updated your X.org configuration file (xorg.conf).
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#Change back to run level 5. <code> init 5</code>
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==RPM installer==
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No longer supported as Fedora Core 5 is shipping with X.org version 7.0.
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[[Category:Installation Documentation]]
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Revision as of 10:16, 23 August 2011

Yup, that'll do it. You have my apperciaiton.