ATI Catalyst 9.9 vs. kernel 2.6.30

I finally got ATI’s drivers working on my 64bit-fedora11. All you currently got to do in order to have a working ATI-environment:

* Follow these steps to get the driver working.
* Don’t forget to rebuild your initrd if you are on Fedora11. Otherwise your screen freezes when X starts.
* Add ‘Option “SWCursor” “true”‘ to your xorg.conf. Otherwise your screen freezes after a few seconds.
* Fix brtvector.hpp like this.
* Fix brtarray.hpp by adding “#include <cstdio>” to the beginning of the file
* Symlink libbrook.so and libbrook_cal.so

You’re done. Ain’t that some quality software ?

2 Comments

  1. Instead of enabling SWCursor, which in itself produces some ill-effects:

    mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.old (if you have one)
    aticonfig –initial -f
    aticonfig –set-pcs-str=”DDX,EnableRandR12,FALSE”

    Doing this, you can use the regular cursor, so no more blinking or corruption.

  2. Just wanted to say: Thank you very much indeed. :]
    I had some problems with the ati-drivers after the latest kernel-version, but I followed your guide and everything works like a charm!


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