**The following guide is for users on ATI graphic cards and are currently using catalyst-legacy drivers**I. Why?With the upcoming linux kernel update and X.org group update, users may encounter some package conflicts.it is caused by the catalyst-legacy driver no longer supports the mainline X.org server, not only the version, but also the inner codes.II.
You might have read that catalyst was removing support for any HD4xxx card or below. With support for xorg 1.12 coming in catalyst 12.6, the plan for Chakra was to finally update xorg, and drop support for these cards.Today though, it was announced, there is a first beta release for catalyst-legacy. It is packaged right away, to see how well it functions, so the move to xorg 1.12 can s
I don't know if testing/catalystpxp-utils may work for you as it is intended for hybrid systems...Of course you still can try the legacy or the -lts Catalyst modules:j:0 ~ > Search catalyst
AMD/ATI catalyst driver utilities and libraries. (32-bit)
AMD/ATI catalyst driver utilities and libraries.
The instructions are for removing catalyst from the system and use the free drivers provided by xf86-video-ati.Since you replaced catalyst with catalyst-legacy, these don't apply to you.It is just the way pacman works. It is only possible to return messages when a pkg is either installed, upgraded or removed.
The xorg update in staging is about ready to move to testing.This update means a split in catalyst, lower end cards will need to use catalyst-legacy, higher end stay on catalyst. So far, no way found to automate the detection of lower end cards, and stop pacman from updating to new catalyst for these, and exit with a proper warningSo all users on testing, with ATI hd 4xxx or below cards usin
I've read the update news, Does that mean I have to remove catalyst-legacy and install libgl and mesa, then performing the update? cause I got the following messagelooking for inter-conflicts...
:: linux-firmware and amd-ucode are in conflict. Remove amd-ucode?
Latest proprietary AMD Catalyst driver version 12.9 cannot be used with Ubuntu 12.10 If you have a AMD Radeon HD 2xxx-4xxx series card.
Drivers for these cards are now available in a separate branch called legacy series. Unfortunately these legacy drivers (version 12.6) have not been updated to work with Ubuntu 12.10.