Tag Archives: Catalyst/FGLRX/Crimson

Installing the Proprietary AMD Crimson driver on Fedora 23 with Linux Kernel 4.4.6-300

I’ll say it again: the community support for this process has been amazing.  I apologize to everyone for not getting to this sooner, but life has been insane.  That said, I’ve put together a brief description of the process needed … Continue reading

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Installing the Proprietary AMD Crimson driver on Fedora 23 with Linux Kernel 4.2.8

Finally:  See the next post for instructions pertinent to the latest Fedora 23 kernel (version 4.4.6-300). So, thanks to the great community forming along this thread, it looks like I can keep some instructions up despite my lack of an … Continue reading

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Installing the Proprietary AMD Crimson driver on Fedora 23 with Linux Kernel 4.2.6

Most-Important Update:  See the latest post in the series for instructions on installing the Crimson driver in Fedora 23 with kernel version 4.2.8! Finally, after the prolonged mess that was Catalyst support for Linux kernel 4.2, it looks like we … Continue reading

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Installing the Proprietary AMD Catalyst 15.9 (fglrx 15.201) driver on Fedora 22 with Linux Kernel 4.1.6

Update 2:  Check out the next post in the series for bad news regarding the Crimson driver and my GPU. TL;DR My God.  They’ve actually whittled down the necessary patching to two [Update 1:  thanks to iUser and Pyracmon below … Continue reading

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Benchmark: Overclocked Richland A10-6800K APU on Fedora 22 with AMD Catalyst/fglrx 15.7

I just thought I’d report that, on a machine with the following specs: Richland 4.1 GHz A10-6800K APU [GPU Overclocked to 1050 MHz, Standard Voltage] Corsair H80 Cooling System Fedora 22 KDE Spin Kernel Version: 4.1.6-200.fc22.x86_64 AMD Catalyst/fglrx Driver Version … Continue reading

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Installing the Proprietary AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20) driver on Fedora 22 with Linux Kernel 4.1.3

Update:  See the next post in the series for instructions regarding the new Catalyst 15.9 (fglrx 15.201) driver and Linux Kernel 4.1.6. Process Development Summary Alrighty then.  I apologize for the iterations of the Linux kernel which went by without … Continue reading

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Installing the Proprietary AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20) driver on Fedora 22 with Linux Kernel 4.0.6

UPDATE:  See the next post in the series for a consolidated patch allowing installation of the driver using Linux kernel version 4.1.3! Warning:  While the procedure below appears to ultimately succeed (and it seems confirmed to work beyond my system … Continue reading

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