FGLRX doesn’t support 2. A number of packaging scripts had to be updated for this release including Fedora. Although AMD is committed to providing specifications and “intends to actively help with this process” of developing open drivers, the company will not be opening their existing closed-source drivers. Only 2 displays can be enabled at the same time. With recent xdrm driver gentoo and thinkpad t42 ati the speed is confirmed as fps and stable. Suspend worked reasonably reliably on Feisty on this machine.

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Note that glxgears isn’t a benchmark tool, it’s so simple that its FPS values is without any meaning You must log in or register to reply here. The ATI drivers have explicit permission for repackaging and redistribution of the Linux drivers. Ricoh Co Ltd Unknown device We are automatically migrating this bug to the new “linux” package.

Michael has written more than 10, articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. 8.411 improvements dramatically increase the vitality of the ATI Linux experience. Ryan Paul Ryan is an Ars editor emeritus in the field of open source, and and still contributes regularly. Now, with the 8.

I can’t suspend or hibernate for that matter at all. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. As we had shared in 8.14 8. Skip to main content The long-reviled ATI drivers for the Linux platform are about to get a big boost. Have a good day, — Chris. I have just checked, ‘suspend’ works ok but ‘hibernate’ does not. Louis Charette fgorx wrote on According to Linux Weekly News, “There will be specifications available and a skeleton driver as well; a free 2D driver is anticipated by the end of the year.

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AMD was gracious enough to let Phoronix publish these results today. So what are we calling the fglrx 8.

Contents 1 Packages 2 Building for Xorg 7. You can fgllrx many more articles in the coming days and weeks. I’m seeing the same problems with an Inspiron E For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding.

This page was fvlrx modified on 15 Aprilat However, the version that comes with 8. Both modes do not force me to restart. The open source drivers don’t support newer cards, while the ATI drivers don’t support older cards. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.

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I’m having the same problem with my gateway tablet Brian Murray brian-murray on Cameron Gorrie sastraxi wrote on Please include the output of the command ‘uname -a’ in your next response. Confirming that this is a regression from Feisty, where suspending with fglrx driver works perfectly. Check it out and let us know your thoughts on fvlrx in this Phoronix Forums thread. Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.

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