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

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