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AMD Catalyst 7.12 Linux Driver

Jan 02, 2008, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

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"It's that time of the month again where we get to share with you all of the details on the latest ATI/AMD Linux driver release. This month, the ATI Catalyst 7.12 Linux driver (formally, what is known as fglrx 8.44) brings a host of new changes, mostly in the form of bug fixes. In total, there are just under a dozen noteworthy bug fixes in this release--including addressing 3D acceleration issues on AGP graphics cards and the well-known OpenGL memory leak that was introduced with the new driver code-base. In addition, the FireGL graphics cards are now supported on this new driver code-base.

"One of the largest problems that have continued with fglrx 8.41, 8.42, and 8.43 drivers has been a memory leak..."

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