ATI Card Installation Fedora Core Linux 6 How-To

Posted on in Categories Beyond nixCraft, Linux desktop, Linux distribution, RedHat/Fedora Linux last updated October 18, 2006

Tomorrow Fedora Core 6 is finally being pushed out the door after several delays. As mentioned yesterday, some modifications are presently required in order to use the binary fglrx display drivers. Install support for Fedora Core 6 had appeared in the 8.28.8 drivers, and then last month the 8.29.6 display drivers were released. The 8.29.6 display drivers are the latest publicly available drivers at the time of writing. The Fedora Core packaging scripts in these latest drivers are, however, out of date. If you simply run ati-driver-installer-8.29.6.run –buildpkg Fedora/FC6 with an unmodified installation it will fail.

Read more at ATI Fedora Core 6 How-To [phoronix.com]

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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