Howto Install ATI Drivers (Mesa 3D DRI Experimental) on Fedora 12 Linux - Comment Page: 2

Fedora 13 Users check Fedora 13 ATI Drivers Guide » Like all ATI and Fedora users probably already knows, currently AMD's ATI Catalyst 10.2 proprietary Linux display drivers are not working on Fedora 12. That is why I decided to write this guide for those who are fighting with ATI drivers in Fedora. As Fedora 12 release notes says: Improvements for graphics support - Introduces experimental 3D support for AMD Radeon HD 2400 and later graphics cards. To try it out, install the mesa-dri-drivers-experimental package. Better support for systems with multiple monitors. So, fortunately, the development of Fedora 12 has already been taken into account, that ATI does not hardly any...

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    1. […] ATI Drivers (Mesa 3D DRI Radeon)By JR – July 7, 2010Posted in: Fedora, LinuxI wrote “Howto Install ATI Drivers (Mesa 3D DRI Experimental) on Fedora 12 Linux” a few months ago, because on Fedora can not install ATI’s proprietary drivers. And the […]

    2. Worked great on F13 as well. I am using Dual Radeon 4870HD’s.
      [[email protected] ~]# glxinfo |grep -i “\(render\|opengl\)”
      direct rendering: Yes
      OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
      OpenGL renderer string: Mesa DRI R600 (RV770 9440) 20090101 TCL DRI2
      OpenGL version string: 2.0 Mesa 7.8.1
      OpenGL shading language version string: 1.10
      OpenGL extensions:
      [[email protected] ~]# glxgears
      16836 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3367.073 FPS
      16203 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3240.564 FPS
      16979 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3395.712 FPS
      XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server “:0.0”
      after 66602 requests (66601 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
      I terminated gears hence the fatal error.

      Thanks for the info!

    3. Hello,
      Has anyone tried the ATi Catalyst 10.10 driver for Linux on Fedora 14? I have M17-X10 R2 laptop configured to be dual boot – Win 7 and Fedora. 4Gb ram Dual ATi Radeon HD5870 GPU’s. I tried installing the Ati Propriety driver that did not work I could not reboot the Fedora partition. I had to reinstall Fedora. I am new at this any help or link with some information would be appreciated.


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