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  • fatfatwolf
    started a topic Any news on ATI fglrx 8.42?

    Any news on ATI fglrx 8.42?

    I just can't wait to see this "legendary edition" with AIGLX support and 50% improvement on my X1300... I didn't even install 8.41 so that 8.42 would look like a huge brand new start for me.

    Anyway, comparing to 8.41, it seems that 8.42 is really quiet. Anyone can give a confirmation that it actually supports AIGLX and R500s?

  • Michael
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    This thread is now being locked. Please continue this discussion in this thread here: http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5947 or create a new thread.

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  • sishgupta
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    Non akamaied link:
    www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/ati-driver-installer-8.42.3-x86.x86_64.run

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  • c0un7d0wn
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    Originally posted by amwriter View Post
    Is this for real...?
    Downloading right now...

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  • amwriter
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    Originally posted by Raknor View Post
    Stupid moderation queue. 8.42.3 is here, remove the spaces from the URL below:

    h t t p s : / / a 2 4 8 . e . a k a m a i . n e t / f / 6 7 4 / 9 2 0 6 / 0 / w w w 2 . a t i . c o m / d r i v e r s / l i n u x / a t i - d r i v e r - i n s t a l l e r - 8 . 4 2 . 3 - x 8 6 . x 8 6 _ 6 4 . r u n
    Is this for real...?

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  • toxigenicpoem
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    Originally posted by Raknor View Post
    WOOOHOOOOOOOOOOO.... Wait now I have a half of day of work to suffer through. LOL! Can't wait to get home and try this sucker out!

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  • Snake
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    Originally posted by Svartalf View Post
    Heh... That's because they're doing C++ driver work and they're trying to target the widest range without knowing some of the latest best practices that people are coming up with from companies like LGP and projects like Autopackage (yes...). <-- snip -->
    I do not indent to repeat that "libstdc++"-thread here, but...

    1) These are the problems that can make using "binary only" software on Linux ...umm... interesting (that's why I rolled eyes when learning that current Java does the same ;-)

    2) I do not think the libstdc++-5 dependency itself is the real problem (libstc++ / gcc 3.3 compat packages should be available nearly everywhere, and just work), but more likely incorrectly overloaded inherited methods on string / char classes inside of AMDs libGL implementation. But without source...

    So. And now I really refuse to further discuss anything technical until I got my hands on 8.42

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  • Raknor
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    Stupid moderation queue. 8.42.3 is here, remove the spaces from the URL below:

    h t t p s : / / a 2 4 8 . e . a k a m a i . n e t / f / 6 7 4 / 9 2 0 6 / 0 / w w w 2 . a t i . c o m / d r i v e r s / l i n u x / a t i - d r i v e r - i n s t a l l e r - 8 . 4 2 . 3 - x 8 6 . x 8 6 _ 6 4 . r u n

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  • Draco-LVNH
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    hey guys, i have the feeling it will be out in a few hours, i do not know why but i have that feeling maybe because i will be out all day, i always have this luck...

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  • Raknor
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    8.42.3 has arrived: https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206...x86.x86_64.run

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