In fact, it's been a year since AMD/ATI Catalyst received a new version for Linux distros. Of course, that doesn't mean your AMD graphics card is not supported in openSUSE. 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 Actual situation Since last december, AMD doesn't published any update about fglrx so the version is still the 15.12.302 published. Check This Out
It will be the last build for all openSUSE version below 13.1 (except if patches are needed). To Uninstall Open terminal, get root permissions with su command, and then type: sh /usr/share/ati/amd-uninstall.sh Resources Novell HOWTO SDB:ATI drivers SDB:AMD/ATI-Grafiktreiber (german) AMD Packaging Script Maintainer for openSUSE: Sebastian Siebert Distribution 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 Copy this file to the correct location /etc/X11/xorg.conf Reboot normally into a graphical session So, your vanilla Device section should look something like this: Section "Device" BoardName "R420 JI" Driver "radeon"
Today, after hacking a bit the last Sebastian Siebert's script I've been able to build the drivers for Leap 42.2 RC1, and the driver install fine, and xorg start on my The following command will update your library cache, you're recommended to run it: ldconfig 8. Software Repositories Setup 12.
Then type the following: Xorg -configure This creates an xorg.conf in the /root. A bit of history In 2010, when we were working hard to get 11.1 out, the news that no supported ATI (at that time) will be available for end-users, as we Adding the repository Start YaST2, with the help of menu Click Software Repositories in the YaST Control Center Click Add, select Specify URL and click Next Enter the repository url and Every Linux user that has a PC with an AMD Radeon GPU, be it discrete or dedicated, knows by now that AMD failed to update its AMD Catalyst proprietary graphics drivers
Including GeForce 8, GeForce 100-, 200- and 300-series. Let boot your system in console mode, once you see a prompt login, use the root account Recreate the initrd without the free radeon loaded: # mkinitrd Reboot in console mode I've created some times ago a beta repository located at http://geeko.ioda.net/mirror/amd-fglrx-beta. https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Radeon SHA1 is obsolete by now.
XAA is an older, but more stable method. Multimedia Codecs 14. I remember the first chaotic steps, how to build that, and create repeating builds, what about the license? Have fun Tags: 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 13.1, 13.2, amd, ATI, fglrx, Kernel, Tumbleweed, xorg Posted in Base System, Desktop, GNOME, KDE, Kernel, X.org | 20 Comments » Proprietary AMD/ATI Catalyst
AMDGPU-PRO driver supports most recent video cards starting from hd7xxx series. have a peek here Do not use the reboot command, again this messes my machine up on the next boot for whatever reason... SDB:AMD_fgrlx_legacy Beware of that, and prefer the free open-source radeon driver which came out of the box from your openSUSE distribution. yes/no [y/n]: y Are you sure to upload the above-named system report to sprunge.us?
Install the created fglrx... his comment is here If it does not, add it at the end: Section "DRI" Group "video" Mode 0660 EndSection Check your xorg log: /var/log/Xorg.0.log or any other xorg related log you may find here. For openSUSE Leap 42.2 or above, please use the open source radeon driver or AMDGPU-PRO driver instead. At openSUSE project level, we still have 13.1, 13.2, 42.1 and 42.2 that are mostly active. 13.1 is already almost out of the game of evergreen, 13.2 will follow soon, and
If those appear soon we perhaps will see rpm fglrx for 13.2. In a terminal, run glxinfo and look for/grep the following: direct rendering: Should say "Yes". Stay tune! this contact form Kernel 3.18 will be supported too.
Installation / update Please refer to the wiki page SDB:AMD_fgrlx New packaging schema The driver is now splitted into different rpm that all need to be installed. All rights reserved. You should try both and stick with whichever works best for you.
SOFTPEDIA NEWS Reviews Apple Microsoft Mobile Linux & OSS Security Wearables Softpedia > News > Linux > Linux Distributions Softpedia Homepage openSUSE Says Goodbye to AMD/ATI Catalyst (fglrx) Proprietary If you feel or have the need of the repository, please express that in the comments below. Afterwards reboot the computer. 15.1.2 Install the Nvidia Driver in the Terminal You can install the Nvidia driver in the terminal. See also Related articles HCL:AMD video cards SDB:Radeon Archive:Radeonhd (radeonhd driver is unsupported and abandoned -- use the radeon driver instead.) SDB:AMD_fglrx SDB:AMD_fglrx_legacy SDB:ATI_troubleshooting External links Details on graphical configuration Radeon
Sebastian openSUSE member / Official AMD Packaging Script Maintainer for openSUSE German Blog: openSUSE – proprietären Grafik-Treiber AMD Catalyst 15.12 als RPM installieren Tags: 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 13.1, 13.2, 42.1, Log in as Root using su Install some dependencies with: zypper in kernel-source gcc make patch (I think, this needs more documentation & explanation in and of itself) Install the ATi And, for those with newer AMD GPUs, there's the AMDGPU-PRO 16.50 driver. #openSUSE#AMD Catalyst#fglrx#Linux driver#AMD Radeon Related · Hot right now · Latest news Based on Slackware 14.2, Absolute 14.2.2 Linux navigate here The simplest way to apply these changes is to reboot.
Now run the Sax2 setup. Check HCL:AMD video cards to select the driver that suits your graphical hardware best, before you proceed in this article. SU to get root, run mkinitrd to make sure radeon stays blacklisted. (Comment) in case the above method does not help, you may try add to /etc/modprobe.d/50-blacklist.conf the following line blacklist Send your comments via e-mail to admin [at] opensuse-guide.org
By default, the driver attempts to auto-dectect your bus, but sometimes it makes mistakes. Here is short intro to used drivers, and links to configuration pages. But there's two things that bring me out of the game, first I don't have those newer gpu, and don't have the need to replace my hd5750 for the moment. Still there will NEVER be a fglrx driver for recent kernel and xorg.
Release note about 14.9 AMD Full release note New Features: The following section provides a summary of new features in this driver version. If it says anything about "fglrx" or "ATI" then make sure that you have fully uninstalled the proprietary driver. I will certainly not help proprietary crap, if I don't have a solid base to work with, and a bit of help from their side. Settings (YaST) 10.
fglrx cannot be included and integrated into the openSUSE distribution because it is not licensed as Free and Open Source Software. Now run the ati config commands: aticonfig --initial --input=/etc/X11/xorg.conf 9. OpenGL version string: This should have something like "1.5 Mesa 7.6.1" or something similar. X11 Configuration When fglrx is installed, aticonfig creates a /etc/X11/xorg.conf, containing configuration details for running fglrx.
yes/no [y/n]: y The report was uploaded to sprunge.us. Unfortunately the AMD driver has a compatibility issue in combination with the GNOME Desktopmanager and X-Server. List of supported hardware by fgrlx and radeon CEDAR Radeon HD 5450 REDWOOD Radeon HD 5550/5570/5670 JUNIPER Radeon HD 5730/5750/5770 CYPRESS Radeon HD 5830/5850/5870 HEMLOCK Radeon HD 5970 PALM Radeon HD