In the near future will also be a workstation driver release based upon this new driver, but in the mean time FireGL owners will want to stick to the fglrx 8. Now, with the 8. This has nothing to do with the acceleration of 2D drawing primitives. Retrieved from ” https: The computer fails to enter the suspend state and must be manually turned off via the power button resume is impossible, as it never actually suspends. Actually you don’t have a choice YET you’ll see what I mean in a minute.

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AMD to deliver better ATI drivers, open specifications

You can now download this new Linux driver right now. In private communication, Sean mentioned that it worked in Feisty with the fglrx drivers — at least that’s something to go on!

Both modes do not force me to restart. I forgot to mention that I my issues with suspend fglrz the Inspiron occur while using both the 8. Intel IPW wireless card. For your reference, the full description of procedures for kernel-related bug reports is available at https: Now, with the 8. To post a comment you must log in.

Cameron, running Ubuntu 7. You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. Oktoberfest is known for its celebrations and parties it is the world’s largest fair and with all of the good things introduced in this driver and what AMD’s next announcement is all about, the name was well deserved.


These improvements dramatically increase the vitality of the ATI Linux fglgx. Is your system in any way different than mine, Richard? Michael has written more than 10, articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Like someone said earlier in this report, when gdm is turn off in terminal, suspend to ram works perfectly. Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better.

To do this, add an extra Extensions section if necessary containing:. Using an ACPI scriptaticonfig can be used to switch displays on a key press. Jonathan Anderson jonathan-anderson wrote on As we had shared in our 8. I can confirm this to. Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix. In this article we have a few additional remarks on the AMD 8. Sean McIntyre s-mcintyre0 wrote on I also now notice that after it fails to suspend it seems to cause a very large ftlrx leak in Xgl.


AMD Display Driver – Phoronix

With the past few maintenance releases there has been readers in the Phoronix Forums coming up with various names and phrases to vent their frustration with the old fglrx driver. Home What’s new Latest activity Authors. Suspend just stops either with the screen turned off or with a blank screen and a blinking cursor. If you are unsure whether you have DRI running, issue glxinfo grep -i direct after disabling composite. I agree, it’s good news. The suspending process does not even complete here, hard-locking the system requiring 5 seconds on the power button to turn off.

Fgglrx basis of the Fedora 8 support is now in the fglrx 8. Skip to main content The long-reviled ATI drivers for the Linux platform are about to get a big boost.

So there’s really no “freedom” difference between ATI and Nvidia The computer fails to enter the suspend state and must be manually turned off via the power button resume is impossible, as it never actually suspends.