AMD Catalyst™ 14.4 LINUX driver

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AMD ha rilasciato il 25/04 i driver 14.4 per Linux. Questi driver sono compatibili solo con questa linea di prodotti:

  • AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility ​

AMD Radeon™ R9 290 Series    AMD Radeon™ HD 8000 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 280 Series    AMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 270 Series    AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 260 Series    ATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 250 Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 240 Series

  • AMD Mobility Product Family Compatibility ​

AMD Radeon™ HD 8000M Series    AMD Radeon™ HD 6000M Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 7000M Series    ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5000 Series


Le nuove features introdotto con questa versione sono:

  • Support for the AMD Radeon R9 295X
  • Ubuntu 12.04.4  support
  • Full support for OpenGL 4.4
  • OpenGL 4.4 supports the following extensions:


Problemi risolti con questa versione di AMD Catalyst Linux Software Suite.

  • Corruption and system hang observed while running Sanctuary BM with Tear Free Desktop enabled
  • Memory leak about hardware context
  • EGL create context error for glesx
  • GPU hand in CrossFire Mode
  • [Piglit] Test “spec/arb_vertex_array_object” failed
  • [Piglit] Test “glx/GLX_EXT_import_context/free context” failed
  • [Piglit] Test “spec/ARB_seamless_cube_map” failed
  • Piglit] Test “texture swizzle with border color” failed
  • Glxtest failures observed in log file
  • Blank screen observed while running steam games with Big picture
  • 4ms delay observed in the glxSwapBuffers when vsync is enabled
  • RBDoom3BFG the game auto quit when use the security camera terminal
  • ETQW segmentation fault

Problemi conosciuti che verranno analizzati in seguito:

  • Performance on some Steam OS games is lower on 1GB graphics memory cards, compared with 2GB graphics memory cards
  • Some Piglit tests cause a system hang under Ubuntu


Potete scaricare i driver dall’apposita pagina del sito dell’AMD.