Fedora 13 ATI Drivers (Mesa 3D DRI Radeon) - Comment Page: 2

I wrote "Howto Install ATI Drivers (Mesa 3D DRI Experimental) on Fedora 12 Linux" a few months ago, because there is no way to install ATI's proprietary drivers on Fedora 12. And the situation is no better either with Fedora 13. I can't understand, that why AMD can't publish new ATI graphics card drivers for new Linux kernels and X.org. For example, the nVidia Linux driver releases succeed as easily as the Windows drivers. Well, fortunately, there is a reasonably effective alternative for ATI's proprietary drivers. Simply use Fedora 13 own integrated ATI radeon drivers (3D support for R600 and R700 cards and 2D support for R800 cards). This radeon drivers has moved out of experimental...

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    1. Hello..

      after installation in microsoft windows, from my computer out loud voice, and slow computer performance, but this will end if I installed ATI Radeon VGA Driver

      as well as in ubuntu, not enough just install the OS only, but also need to install the VGA Diver, and they (ubuntu) already provide it in the additional driver..
      System > Administration > Additional Driver

      what about additional driver for VGA in Redhat OS?

      this link not working on my redhat
      http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/Pages/radeon_linux.aspx?type=2.4.1&product=2.4.1.3.42&lang=English

      Info my hardware,

      Motherboard : GA X48 DQ6, Gigabyte
      Vga : Ati Radeon HD 3650 or 36XX series
      Memori : 2 Gb, Corsair
      HDD : 300 Gb, WD
      : 500 Gb, WD

      can you help me..

      thanks a lot

      Reply
    2. I uses the following command
      glxinfo |grep -i “\(render\|opengl\)”

      The output is

      direct rendering: Yes
      OpenGL vendor string: X.Org R300 Project
      OpenGL renderer string: Gallium 0.4 on RV370
      OpenGL version string: 2.1 Mesa 7.9
      OpenGL shading language version string: 1.20
      OpenGL extensions:
      GL_NV_blend_square, GL_NV_conditional_render, GL_NV_light_max_exponent,

      What does mean? should i install ATI drivers or not.I’ m using Fedora 14

      Reply
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