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ATI Technology Catalyst Utility

Vendor:ATI Technology
Category:Graphics and Video
License:Utility
OS: Linux x86/x64
Version: 8.9
File Size: 63.20 Mb
Release: 17 Sep 2008
Update: 19 Sep 2008
Filename: ati-driver-installer-8-9-x86.x86_64.run
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Brand:ATI Technology, Product:Graphics and Video, Model: FireGL, Mobility Radeon, Radeon, Utility: 8.9, OS: Linux x86/x64. ATI Radeon/Mobility/FireGL Catalyst 8.9 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 8.9 Linux x86/x64.

This release of Catalyst Linux introduces product support for the following new operating systems:

  • Red Flag DT6SP1 production support
  • OpenSUSE 11 production support

    The following section provide a brief description of resolved issues with the latest version of the ATI Catalyst? Linux software suite. These include:

  • A fatal server error no longer occurs when changing the display resolution using Catalyst Control Center Linux Edition and restarting X.
  • Catalyst Control Center Linux Edition: Clicking on the 3D leaf in Page Tree no longer results in 3D Page Tree failing to respond.
  • Catalyst Control Center Linux Edition: A green box at the bottom of the page the TV and Position page is no longer displayed.
  • Default buttons are no longer available in the Catalyst Control Center for driver options that do not have custom settings available.
  • HDMI Audio support for the Linux Operating system is now available for the ATI Radeon HD 3100/3200 series of products.
  • Hot plugging a digital panel to an ATI Radeon HD 46x0 series product no longer results in the digital panel failing to become active.
  • Windows no longer fails to launch after the driver installation for the ATI Radeon HD 4870 product.
  • Rebooting the system after completing the driver installation no longer results in X failing to re-start on systems containing an ATI FireGL V7700 series of product.
  • X no longer fails to respond when shutting down in dual head mode.
  • The entire X desktop including the mouse cursor is no longer choppy during playback of video files or suzi test app.
  • The TV size and position adjusting sliders are no longer missing on systems running Linux.
  • Running aticonfig –initial –f on a system with two display devices connected no longer results in dual head mode failing to function.
  • Automatic post install configuration is now functioning.
  • Corruption is no longer noticed on the Linux Desktop when moving an application or browser window.
  • Logging out one of multiple users no longer results in X failing to display an image.
  • Connecting an HDMI display device may result in the audio failing to be heard.
  • Connecting both a CRT and DFP display device no longer results in the CRT failing to display an image if the DFP is disconnected and then reconnected to the system.
  • The resolutions of 540p and 1080p @ 60Hz no longer fail to be added to the Display Manager list of resolutions when they are selected from HDTV -> Formats.
  • Connecting an HDMI display device and connecting an HDMI cable from the graphics card to the display device no longer results in audio failing.
  • Closing fgl_glxgears or glxgears via the toolkit “X” in a multi-head dual-head environment no longer results in a segmentation fault.
  • Running textured video on systems running Linux no longer results in a segmentation fault.
  • GLESX: An unresolved symbol error is no longer noticed in the XOrg log.
  • Playing rotyov no longer results in the system response time becoming slow on SLES10.2.
  • Doom 3: The performance gap between Windows XP and Linux no longer increases when CrossFire is enabled.
  • SUSE 10.3 or RHEL 5.1: The operating system may fail occasionally to respond when running fgl_glxgears.
  • RHEL 5.1 32-bit/64-bit and SUSE 10.3 32-bit/64-bit: The operating system may fail to launch after the installation of the graphics driver.
  • Undefined symbols may be noticed when trying to load fglrx on Ubuntu 8.10.
  • Softimage XSI Ariane x64: A segmentation fault may occur when loading the application.
  • SPECViewperf 8.1: Running the standard DPPT tests may intermittently result in RHEL 5.2 operating system failing to respond on systems containing an ATI FireGL V7700 series of product.
  • Poor performance may intermittently be noticed when running GTKperf on systems containing an ATI Radeon HD 38x0 or newer product.
  • Playing a video file under X may result in the player displaying a blank image and the audio being choppy.
  • Setting the display resolution to 1600x600 on a system running SUSE 10.3 (32/64bit) or RHEL 5.1 (32/64bit) may result in only half of the image being displayed.
  • The system may hard hang when logging on to the X Server after the installation of the driver package.
  • Entering a standby state while running a 3D application may result in desktop corruption being noticed when resuming the system.
  • Running Xtest may result in the operating system failing to respond.
  • A segmentation fault may occur when closing AMD CCC LE.
  • Launching and exiting Xterm multiple times may intermittently result in a segmentation fault under X server.
  • Enabling OpenGL overlay may result in the system failing to respond during the Xserver initialization.
  • Enabling dual head on all adapters may intermittently result in X failing to respond.

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