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ATI Technology Catalyst Utility

Vendor:ATI Technology
Category:Graphics and Video
License:Utility
OS: Linux x86/x64
Version: 8.68.6
File Size: 57.68 Mb
Release: 18 Jun 2008
Update: 20 Jun 2008
Filename: ati-driver-installer-8-6-x86.x86_64.run
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Brand:ATI Technology, Product:Graphics and Video, Model: FireGL, Mobility Radeon, Radeon, Utility: 8.68.6, OS: Linux x86/x64. ATI Radeon/Mobility/FireGL Catalyst 8.68.6 Linux x86/x64 was collected from ATI Technology official site for ATI Technology Graphics and Video. In order to ensure the right driver download, Official driver links from ATI Technology are listed at first. If the official driver can not be downloaded, a copy of official driver can be provided at local server download.opendrivers.com, download1.opendrivers.com, or dl2.opendrivers.com. Besides, Both the driver developer's home page and driver download and support page be provided as well in my ATI Technology page.
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Utility Summary
ATI Radeon/Mobility/FireGL Catalyst 8.68.6 Linux x86/x64.

New Features: This release of the Catalyst Linux software driver introduces UYVY and YUY2 pixel format support. This support provides interleaved stream support for video playback applications such as TVTime and MythTV.

Resolved Issues:

  • The following section provide a brief description of resolved issues with the latest version of the ATI Catalyst Linux software suite. These include:
  • Enemy Territory: Quake Wars: Playing the demo on a system running X no longer results in corruption being noticed.
  • Maya 2008: An incorrect colormap is no longer displayed for texture selector on systems running X.
  • Quake 3 Arena (demo): Segmentation faults no longer occur when attempting to play the game.
  • Quake3: Corruption is no longer noticed when changing the display resolution when the game is running.
  • SECAM, NTSC or PAL signal changes when using aticonfig or Catalyst Control Center and now gets applied to the TV display output.
  • Running X server without a window manager no longer results in the X server flashing green for a moment, going black, and the computer becoming unresponsive.
  • Corruption is no longer noticed when connecting a DFP display device to a system running X after setting the TV mode to 1080i.
  • Clock Gating is now supported and enable under the Linux operating system.
  • The desktop background color is no longer displayed incorrectly when using xcommgr.
  • Using the wrong delimiter in aticonfig
  • set-dispattrib=,, no longer results in a segmentation fault.
  • Audio out is now functioning after the installation of the ATI graphics drivers for Ubuntu 7.10.
  • Bandwidth corruption is no longer noticed when setting the desktop resolution to 2048x1536 on systems containing an ATI Radeon HD 3200 series of product.
  • Playing a video clip using mplayer with the Xv extension enabled no longer results in an error indicating that Xv could not find a free Xv port.
  • Corruption is no longer noticed when enabling Big Desktop on systems containing an ATI FireGL X1 series of product and running X.
  • Running the X server generations test no longer results in the operating system failing to respond or a Kernel panic to occur after first server generation on SuSE 10.3 64 bit.
  • Attempting to resize a 2D application window no longer results in poor performance being noticed when composing is enabled.
  • Screen flicker is no longer noticed after running amdcccle in X.
  • Corruption is no longer noticed when connecting a DFP display device to a system running X after setting the TV mode to 1080i.
  • Glxgears corruption is no longer noticed in big desktop mode.
  • Starting glxgears and/or fgl_glxgears no longer results in the gears failing to render on SuSE 10.2 x86_64.
  • FGL_GLXGEARS or GLXGEARS: X no longer fails to respond when launching either of the applications.

  • Utility Support Models
    The driver can be applied to the following product models:
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