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Old 06-30-2012, 02:56 PM   #1
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AMD Catalyst 12.6 drivers. Win or fail?


I remember a few months back when the ATi prop drivers were shit. Is this still the case or are the latest 12.6 drivers actually noteworthy?
 
Old 07-01-2012, 04:23 PM   #2
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I installed version 12.2 (as 12.6 did not support my video card) and it's working great so far; dual monitors with extended desktop. I have yet to really put it to the test with a game though.
 
Old 07-07-2012, 11:47 AM   #3
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Anyone have an update for us? I had to re-install Fedora 16 last time I tried this... Any fixes were way over my head at the time, and I really would like to avoid having to troubleshoot this as I need my linux partition for work...
 
Old 07-07-2012, 11:15 PM   #4
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I'm using them on Mageia 2. They look fine, but there is a weird bug, when I log out or reboot, the settings revert back to cloned monitors. It's not possible to set monitor configuration using the regular monitor tool at all. Using Catalyst Control Center (Administrative Mode), you can change the settings, but once again, on a logout or reboot, they revert. I'm stumped, because I can't see why it's happening. Games work fine, except that some of them kill the second monitor, and it won't come back till you logout or reboot. There is obviously some work that needs to be done here. I don't know if it's an ATI or Mageia issue, but I'm amazed this stuff does not show up in testing.
 
Old 07-08-2012, 02:48 AM   #5
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I'm using them on Mageia 2. They look fine, but there is a weird bug, when I log out or reboot, the settings revert back to cloned monitors. It's not possible to set monitor configuration using the regular monitor tool at all. Using Catalyst Control Center (Administrative Mode), you can change the settings, but once again, on a logout or reboot, they revert. I'm stumped, because I can't see why it's happening. Games work fine, except that some of them kill the second monitor, and it won't come back till you logout or reboot. There is obviously some work that needs to be done here. I don't know if it's an ATI or Mageia issue, but I'm amazed this stuff does not show up in testing.
Catalyst reverting back
I experience the same thing with nvidia-settings it says "Cannot remove xorg.conf.bac", I believe if I remove it manually then the settings will. be saved. The only reason I haven't done it is I haven't gotten a monitor worth saving the settings.
 
  


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