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Phoronix: AMD 8.34.8 Display Driver

Feb 23, 2007, 10:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"If the X-Video movie playback bug with x86_64 Linux previously affected you, fear no more! Introducing the AMD fglrx 8.34.8 Linux display driver corrects this long-standing issue. There have also been a few bugs corrected in 8.34.8 along with official Radeon Xpress X1250 support, but other than that, this month serves as more of a maintenance release.

"For nearly a year now ATI/AMD users have been plagued by crashes when attempting to play video on 64-bit Linux using the X-Video extension on X.Org 6.9+ systems..."

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