see the How to
"Fedora 9 (F9) and ATI ( fglrx ) with working OpenGL!" http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=189227
and in particular the last posts .
ati is supposed to now support the NEW xorg in fedora 9 , with no need to downgrade xorg to the one in ferdoa 8
OpenSUSE 12.3-64bit & Scientific Linux 6.4-64bit ( fedora 4 to 11) and 19 on KVM
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