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ATi Linux driver 8.18.6

Posted on Saturday, October 15 2005 @ 01:15:50 CEST by LSDsmurf

New Features:
  • Dynamic Clock Gating
    The Linux 8.18.6 software driver provides dynamic clock gating. This feature allows the supported graphics cards to deactivate components when they are not being used.
  • Enhanced Support for OpenGL Development
    The Linux 8.18.6 software driver provides enhanced support for OpenGL development. The driver now installs the glATI.h header file allowing for OpenGL developers to access the advanced functionality found on ATI's hardware platform.
  • Dual Link Monitor Support
    The Linux 8.18.6 software driver now provides support for dual link monitors for ATI graphics cards that have dual link DVI connectors.
  • Xinerama Support
    The Linux 8.18.6 software driver now provides Xinerama extension support for big desktop configurations.
  • New X Server Configuration Utility
    The Linux 8.18.6 software driver now provides a new X Server configuration utility known as aticonfig. This allows for configuration of ATI devices via a command line interface.
Issues Resolved:
  • Access to /proc/dri/0/* no longer results in an oops on kernels that have CONFIG_REGPARM enabled
Known Issues:
  • TV Display is Corrupt After Switching Resolutions. Further details can be found in topic number topic number 737-1086
  • Attempting to resume from system suspension results in the system failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number topic number 737-218
  • Enabling Quad Buffer Stereo results in 2D graphics corruption under XFree86. Further details can be found in topic number topic number 737-219
  • Running two X servers simultaneously results in the system failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number topic number 737-220

Program Information

Category:
Drivers
Type:
Free


Version:
8.18.6
Size:
/
Works on:
Linux


Product page: here

Download: ATi Linux driver 8.18.6





 

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