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Catalyst 7.11

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ATI Catalyst Linux 7.11 driver
Release date: 21 November 21, 2007
The new driver release carry a new name (the same used for the Windows counterpart) and version numbering (7.11 means year 2007, month November). It is still a proprietary closed-source driver.
The main improvement is the full support to 2.6.23 kernel. This solves should solve the Suspend/Hibernation problems recently found due to the incompatibilities between older fglrx driver and SLUB memory allocator (default in the 2.6.23 kernel). ==New Features==*This release of the ATI Catalyst™ Linux driver introduces early-look support for the following new operating systems:  * Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.6 (tested with Snapshot 6) * Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.1 (tested with Snapshot 7) * Ubuntu 7.10 * RedFlag 6.0 DT (tested with RC) * OpenSUSE 10.3 (tested with RC1)  ==Issues Resolved==* Corruption for example in the Gnome Terminal or on the Gnome desktop background is no longer observed on XPress 1200 series graphics hardware.* The kernel module is now working on kernel version 2.6.23* An error message no longer appears during installation if dash is used as /bin/sh  ==Known Issues==* There is no support for video playback on the second head in dual head mode. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26985* Desktop corruption may be noticed when dragging the overlay/video when using dual-display mode. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29578* A black screen may be observed on some hardware when switching to the console or leaving the X window system when a Vesa framebuffer console driver is used. Further details can be found in topic number 737-30687
==External links==
* [https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/ati-driver-installer-7-11-x86.x86_64.run Installer] * [https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/catalyst_711_linux.html Release notes]* [https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/linux_cat711-inst.html Installer Instructions] * [http://ati.amd.com/products/catalyst/linux.html ATI Proprietary Linux Driver FAQ]
[[Category:Releases|Catalyst 07.11]]
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