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Old 11th May 2012, 01:23 PM
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AMD To Drop Radeon HD 2000/3000/4000 Catalyst Support

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With the Radeon HD 2000 (R600) through Radeon HD 4000 series (RV770) support going away, this means for all future major Linux distribution updates (Ubuntu 12.10, Fedora 18, etc), there is no option but to use the open-source Radeon Linux driver. With new X.Org Server releases and Linux kernel updates, the Catalyst driver before the support is discontinued from mainline (Catalyst ~12.6; fglrx 8.97 will be the last) will no longer be compatible. It is as simple as that. But...
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag..._legacy2&num=1
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