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The ATI Proprietary Linux driver provides TV Output support for ATI graphics cards that support TV out. The ATI Proprietary Linux driver also allows for the following monitor arrangements:
* Single Head Mode (single display)
* Clone Mode (same content on both screens)
* Mirror Mode (same content on both screens, with identical display resolution and refresh rates)
* Big Desktop (one desktop stretched across two screens)
* Dual Head (separate instances of X running on each screen)
Note: Mirror mode is not supported on ATI Radeon® 1x00 products. Mirror mode is also not available on the following ATI FireGL products:
· FireGL V3300
· FireGL V3400
· FireGL V5200
· FireGL V7200
· FireGL V7300
· FireGL V7350
Operating Systems Distributions Supported:
The latest version of the ATI Proprietary Linux driver is designed to support the following Linux distributions:
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux suite
* Novell/SuSE product suite
Note: The ATI Proprietary Linux driver may install on a number of other Linux distributions. Refer to the Package Generation installation instructions for more information.
Note: ATI has accepted contributed packaging scripts to allows creation of other packages, but does not necessarily test, verify or warrant the reliability. Currently Red Hat Enterprise Linux suite and Novell/SuSE product suite are supported Linux distributions.
Minimum System Requirements
Before attempting to install the ATI Proprietary Linux driver, the following software must be installed:
* XOrg 6.7, 6.8, 6.9,7.0 or 7.1; XFree86 version 4.3
* Linux kernel 2.4 or higher
* glibc version 2.2 or 2.3
* POSIX Shared Memory (/dev/shm) support is required for 3D applications
To read the complete release notes please go to: https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/linux_8.27.10.html
Note: Before proceeding with your driver installation we suggest you make sure you are installing the latest version available and for the appropriate model/revision and Operating System. We strongly suggest following 'readme' instructions for installing drivers when available. Often restarting your system will be necessary for the new driver to become active and start functioning properly.
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