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   wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/amd-driver-installer-{{catalystdashversion}}-linux-x86.x86_64.zip
   wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/amd-{{catalystdashversion}}-linux-x86.x86_64.zip
   unzip amd-driver-installer-{{catalystdashversion}}-linux-x86.x86_64.zip
   unzip amd-{{catalystdashversion}}-linux-x86.x86_64.zip
New location: http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/amd-catalyst-13.4-linux-x86.x86_64.zip

=== Install driver ===
=== Install driver ===

Revision as of 20:23, 9 May 2013

Note: 12.9 BETA minimum !!!For kernel 3.4.* and up

This section applies directly to users using the Official amd-driver-installer package downloaded from amd.com

Installation Prep for Amd-Driver-Installer

The script from AMD builds the kernel module and a set of modules for XOrg. The Official AMD installer requires some development packages to be installed:

su -
yum install kernel-devel kernel-headers gcc gcc-c++

Download driver

Download the driver for your particular card from http://support.amd.com/

  wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/amd-15-12-linux-x86.x86_64.zip
  unzip amd-15-12-linux-x86.x86_64.zip

Install driver

Run the file as root in the sh shell.

  sh amd-driver-installer-15-12-linux-x86.x86_64.run

Select the default install, do not generate distribution packages.

Click "check log" when install finish


  sh aticonfig --initial


To Uninstall

Open terminal,SU to get root,type:

  sh /usr/share/ati/amd-uninstall.sh

Video playback

Add rpm-fusion repositories (free and non-free) via firefox

   open with Archive manager and install,this will provide extra video-codec like H-264,ac3,xvid,mp4.... 

Good luck,


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