"Nine months ago I wrote with surprise about how ATI's Linux
Mobility drivers 'didn't suck' yet how the Control Panel sucked.
AMD has surprisingly made my complaints obsolete.
"The latest Catalyst for Linux package on AMD's ATI/Linux
support page at the time of this writing is version 8.38.6, a 51MB+
download released six days ago, and which I have been running so
far for five days with my testing workhorse, the Gateway 7422
notebook which sports one ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 chipset with
64MB of video memory..."