ATI Catalyst Display Driver 8.6

June 18th, 2008 by Crusader

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

  • Enemy Territory: Quake Wars: Playing the demo on a system running X no longer results in corruption being noticed.
  • Quake 3 Arena (demo): Segmentation faults no longer occur when attempting to play the game.
  • Quake3: Corruption is no longer noticed when changing the display resolution when the game is running.
  • Running X server without a window manager no longer results in the X server flashing green for a moment, going black, and the computer becoming unresponsive.
  • Clock Gating is now supported and enable under the Linux operating system.
  • Audio out is now functioning after the installation of the ATI graphics drivers for Ubuntu 7.10.
  • Attempting to resize a 2D application window no longer results in poor performance being noticed when composing is enabled.

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