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We will wait a real updated official drivers to update the others flavors of openSUSE. Fixed in obs://X11 : XOrg/xorg-x11-driver-video and submitrequested for openSUSE:Factory (SR #64445). « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.icio.us StumbleUpon Google Facebook Twitter Posting Permissions You may not Stay tune! If you are satisfied with the open-source radeon drivers, don't risk to break your computer All the trouble present in 15.9 will be there, like the failing gnome3 gdm start, see http://tbapplication.com/ati-drivers/ati-drivers-opensuse-13-1.html

It supports up to Kernel 4.4. (Official support up to Kernel 3.19) I have adapted the AMD driver to the Kernel 4.4 (rc3). Here is short intro to used drivers, and links to configuration pages. Reports and comments are welcome - ping tigerfoot on irc (#suse on Freenode). 1-click fglrx-legacy install for 32 bits 1-click install 64 bits Note: 1-click can't be used directly with openSUSE Even with the 15.9 release in September. https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:AMD_fglrx

Reboot your PC in runlevel 3, as descibed earlier, and login as a normal user Again, type "su" (no quotes - enter root password) to switch users to the administrator/root. Code: Section "Device" Identifier "ATI" Driver "radeon" EndSection Section "DRI" Mode 0666 EndSection Section "Monitor" Identifier "InternalLCD" Option "DPMS" EndSection Section "Screen" Identifier "Default Screen" Device "ATI" Monitor "InternalLCD" DefaultDepth 24 and it was closed reference another bug report here https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=675147 which is claimed as being similar. 13-Mar-2011,10:57 #5 marcianx View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New or They differ a bit compared to Sebastian Siebert last version in the sense of making Leap 422 as a possible target.

If it says anything about "fglrx" or "ATI" then make sure that you have fully uninstalled the proprietary driver. E.g., modify the line above like as following: linux /boot/vmlinuz-XX-YY-desktop root=UUID=XXXX resume=/dev/disk/by-id/scsi-YYYY-partN splash=silent quiet showopts radeon.modeset=0 blacklist=radeon 3 While editing those lines, very likely the keyboard layout in use will be Admin. Don’t hesitate to contact me.

If you find any issue with the driver. Supported hardware open source radeon driver All Radeon cards have good 2D and 3D support. If something goes wrong, remove the driver with the parameter -u. their explanation The first bug is less severe in the sense that there is the workaround I mentioned in the bug report.

I think the repository serve quite well end users, and I never got big flames. It is in many respects better than the proprietary fglrx driver, though the 3D performance is not as good. Together with the necessary system information, he will go directly to the right place at AMD to have the bug fixed in the next driver release. Check HCL:AMD video cards to select the driver that best suits your hardware first before proceeding.

Future of the repository Now that fglrx is becoming obsolete, I think seriously about why the repository online should stay online. https://en.opensuse.org/Archive:SDB:AMD_fglrx_legacy Stay tune! Don’t hesitate to contact me. Open a root console or add sudo at your convenience and issue the following command: zypper mr -dR FGLRX amd-fglrx-beta To add another repository in the same console as root issue

This driver covers any Nvidia graphics card newer than 2008 or so. his comment is here My advise is to check if you have them all installed. It will be the last build for all openSUSE version below 13.1 (except if patches are needed). zypper command line Be safe and blacklist the free radeon driver Before trying to install the fglrx package it's better to disable free radeon driver.

It is important that you do not delete the file /amd_xversion and is needed for the workaround. As a workaround, I recommend for GNOME another Desktopmanager such as lightdm until the issue is hopefully fixed. To this end, I will contact the AMD developers. http://tbapplication.com/ati-drivers/ati-drivers-opensuse-12-2.html In case of kernel panic If upon rebooting after uninstalling the fglrx driver you get kernel panics involving radeon missing (with error messages such as "unable to handle null pointer dereference")

AccelDFS Option "AccelDFS" "on" This is off by default on AGP cards, but on by default on other cards. R100 Radeon 7200 RV100 Radeon 7000(VE), M6, RN50/ES1000 RS100 Radeon IGP320(M) RV200 Radeon 7500, M7, FireGL 7800 RS200 Radeon IGP330(M)/IGP340(M) RS250 Radeon Mobility 7000 IGP R200 Radeon 8500, 9100, FireGL 8800/8700 To get radeon back in the inird so Plymouth works again, open /etc/sysconfig/kernel as root and edit the following line: NO_KMS_IN_INITRD="no" After re-enabling KMS you will need to rebuild the ramdisk,

A special thanks to Sebastian Siebert for his effort on making this driver working under openSUSE and latest kernel.

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I've kept in raw-src directory all the script used to build the driver. That's all for this journey, Have Fun! 🙂 Tags: 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 13.1, 13.2, 42.1, 42.2, amd, ATI, fglrx, Kernel, Tumbleweed, unified, xorg Posted in Distribution, Kernel | 15 Comments If you have a graphical session running, then you may skip straight to SDB:Radeon#Testing the driver If you installed or tried to install the proprietary AMD fglrx driver, you need to Default install: Kernel mode setting is enabled, and the radeonhd driver is loaded and seems to render in software mode as you can see below.

History and Background E: Getting Involved GNU Free Documentation License 15. So 2 drivers to maintain, but as always with proprietary software, the legacy version became rapidly obsolete, and non usable. That brings you to a full screen text login Login as a regular user Type "su" (no quotes - enter root password) to switch users to the administrator/root. navigate here This update can solve the issue with PowerXpress but I can not really verified this because lack of such hardware.

I remember the first chaotic steps, how to build that, and create repeating builds, what about the license? Any fixes or suggestions on how I should proceed with the radeon driver? If you installed openSUSE 11.4 or above on a computer with a Radeon chipset, the radeon driver should already be installed and running. Any fixes or suggestions on how I should proceed with the radeon driver? 12-Mar-2011,14:18 #2 oldcpu View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage View Articles Global Moderator Join

You can reference each other bug report if you think they might be related by simply replying to your own bug report. If this missing to someone, don't hesitate to ask. But that would also mean that the issue is limited to the LiveCD. My suggestion for you, stay on the latest AMD Catalyst 15.3 Beta.

Story Today, while packing my stuff for the SUSECON15 in Amsterdam, I was pleased on irc to have feedback of users who were able to run fglrx Tumbleweed packages on their See below what to do in case of troubles. So 2 drivers to maintain, but as always with proprietary software, the legacy version became rapidly obsolete, and non usable. No additional installation or configuration is needed.

It should be on by default. I've also updated the one-click installer for people using this technology. Version: Leap 42.1 and olderThe fglrx driver does not work on Leap 42.2+ or Tumbleweed as it has been abandoned by AMD. If you find any issue with the driver.

Multimedia Codecs 14. Once both of them will be fixed Sebastian will produce a newer script.