Crimson 15.11


Crimson is the new marketing name that is replacing Catalyst.

AMD Catalyst Driver is now the AMD Crimson Driver.

AMD Crimson Linux 15.11 driver

Revision Number: 15.11

Release Date: 11/24/2015

Description: Automated installer and Display Drivers for X.Org 7.4 and above

System requirements[edit]

  • XOrg 7.4 or above (up to 1.17)
  • Linux kernel 2.6 or above (up to 3.19)
  • glibc version 2.2 or 2.3
  • POSIX Shared Memory (/dev/shm) support is required for 3D applications

The following packages must be installed in order for the AMD Catalyst driver for Linux to install and work optimally:

  • gimp-help-en
  • gimp-help-common
  • XFree86-Mesa-libGL
  • libstdc++
  • libgcc
  • XFree86-libs
  • fontconfig
  • freetype
  • zlib
  • gcc

New Features[edit]


Resolved Issues[edit]

  • [SWDEV-55204] Stuttering when running glxgears with VSync enabled
  • [SWDEV-7339] Intermittent mouse cursor corruption

Known Issues[edit]

  • None listed in the release notes.

External Links[edit]