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[opensuse] New ATI Drivers today 8.8
  • From: "John Andersen" <jsamyth@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 10:47:57 -0700
  • Message-id: <60fb01490808221047y620756c8k655fe46bb5dd3ce2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/catalyst_88_linux.html

In addition to overclocking some models of ATI drivers (who does
that?) they have a number
of bug fixes:

# Setting the Overscan to an invalid value no longer results in
segmentation faults. Further details can be found in topic number
737-35211
# XServer no longer fails when playing media files with XVideo
enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35968
# An incorrect error message is no longer returned when applying an
unsupported TV geometry in a console terminal. Further details can be
found in topic number 737-35212
# Connecting a CRT display device to a system containing an ATI
Mobility Radeon X1600 product no longer results in the display device
flashing multiple times or failing to display an image when attempting
to launch the Catalyst Control Center. Further details can be found in
topic number 737-34300
# Quake 3 Arena (demo): Segmentation faults no longer occur when
attempting to play the game. Further details can be found in topic
number 737-34302
# OpenGL PBOs no longer fail to work with GL_RGB texture format
# Ubuntu 7.04: aticonfig --enable-monitor no longer results in X restarting
# Launching the Catalyst Control Center (Linux Edition) and clicking
on the hyperlink located on the Welcome screen no longer results in
the browser taking an extra long time to load the web page
# The initial RPM installation no longer results in an libGL.so, no
such file or directory error
# The Linux installer now automatically determines the package to build
# The Linux kernel module is no longer installed to wrong location if
the Linux kernel is updated
# 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
# Creating two successive connections no longer results in direct GL
context to fail. Further details can be found in topic number
737-35215
# Doom3: Connecting a secondary display device and configuring the
game to launch on the secondary display device under x, no longer
results the game failing to launch on the secondary display device
# A segmentation fault no longer occurs in kdesktop_lock application
# X no longer fails to start after installing the driver and
configuring the driver using default values

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