ATI Catalyst Display Driver 8.4

April 17th, 2008 by Crusader

AMD has released their monthly Linux ATI Catalyst display driver package for their graphics cards; the requisite release notes delineate these changes:

  • Introduces early look support for Ubuntu 8.04.
  • Selecting Wait for vertical retrace in the AMD Catalyst Control Center – Linux Edition no longer results in the FPS of the application not matching the display’s vertical refresh rate.
  • A black screen is no longer observed on some hardware when switching to the console or leaving the X window system when a Vesa framebuffer console driver is used.
  • Video Playback is no longer displays incorrect colors and additional shadow images when cropping or expanding a video file using a video player that utilizes the XVideo extension.

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One Response to “ATI Catalyst Display Driver 8.4”

  1. SlickMcRunfast Says:

    “Introduces early look support for Ubuntu 8.04.”

    I believe this means nothing as long as their site doesn’t host the Debian package.

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