As of October 11th, a bunch of new rpm for FGLRX has been released for openSUSE 11.4 to 13.1 including Tumbleweed.
a special patch has been added for supporting up to kernel 3.17
Installation / update
Please refer to the wiki page SDB:AMD_fgrlx_legacy
Notice radeon HD5xxx or above only
This release concern only owners of radeon HD5xxx or above.
For older gpu, the fglrx-legacy is still 13.1, and thus didn’t work with openSUSE 12.3 or above.
Beware of that, and prefer the free open-source radeon driver which came out of the box from your openSUSE distribution.
For 12.3 and especially 13.1 the free radeon often offer a better experience than the old fglrx-legacy, especially for HD2xxx-HD4xxx range.
openSUSE Factory / 13.2
Dear fellow, unfortunately an still open bug at AMD is not yet resolved to make FGLRX working under newer xorg version.
There’s also a re-organization of how xorg files will be placed in the file system. Once both of them will be fixed Sebastian will produce a newer script.
If those appear soon we perhaps will see rpm fglrx for 13.2.
Release note about 14.9
The following section provides a summary of new features in this driver version.
AMD Radeon™ R9 285 Ubuntu 14.04 support RHEL 7.0 support Install improvements Package and distribution generation options; recommend options set by default Help user install generated distribution package once created Pop-up messages to help guide users through the install process Identifying and installation of pre-requisites
This section provides information on resolved known issues in this release of the AMD Catalyst Linux Software Suite.
Witcher 2 random lock-up seen when launching the application Screen corruption when connecting an external monitor to some PowerXpress AMD GPU + Intel CPU platforms Intermittent X crash when the user does a rotation with Tear Free Desktop enabled Failure on exit of OpenGL programs Error message being displayed when a user does run clinfo in console mode Blank screen when hot plugging an HDMI monitor from a MST hub System hang after resume from S3/S4 in High Performance mode on PowerXpress AMD GPU + Intel CPU platforms Corruption or artifacting on the bottom right corner of the screen before booting into login UI during restart Occasional segmentation fault when running ETQW xscreensavers test failing with multi-GPU Crossfire™ configurations Motion Builder severe flickering while toggling full screen Intermittent crashing and corruption observed while running X-Plane Some piglit and Khronos OpenGL conformance test failures Displays occasionally going black when startx is run on Ubuntu 14.04 after switching to integrated GPU on PowerXpress AMD GPU + Intel Haswell CPU system platforms A connected external display getting disabled when unplugging AC power from laptop platforms An auto log out when double clicking the picture under desktop server times on PowerXpress AMD GPU + Intel CPU platforms
The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced with the AMD Catalyst Linux Software Suite.
: Horizontal flashing lines on second screen in a clone mode with V-Sync on using AMD Mobility Graphics with Switchable Intel Graphics : Display takes a long time to redraw the screen after an S4 cycle
This Catalyst fglrx version support openSUSE version from 11.4 to 13.1 plus Tumbleweed (thus covering kernel from 3.11 to 3.17 series).
A special thanks to Sebastian Siebert for his effort on making this driver working under openSUSE and latest kernel.