If the issue still exists, please update this report by changing the Status of the “linux” task from “Incomplete” to “New”. Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on Michael has written more than 10, articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Beginning with the Hardy Heron 8. However the situation seems to be changing significantly as time goes on. The following comment from the xorg. You can now download this new Linux driver right now.

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AMD to deliver better ATI drivers, open specifications

In this article we have a few additional remarks on the AMD 8. In both cases, the suspend process seems to go all the way except to the end; the power light does not begin slowly pulsing and the fan stays on; the screen still looks a little bit eerily green.

Please include as attachments the following additional information, if you have not already done so please pay attention to lspci’s additional optionsas required by the Ubuntu Kernel Team: Taking Radeon ROCm 2. In addition to providing much-improved closed-source drivers, an AMD representative at the Fglrs kernel summit announced plans to enable development of open source drivers for ATI graphics cards.


So there’s really no “freedom” difference between ATI and Nvidia AMD was gracious enough to let Phoronix publish these results today. These improvements dramatically increase the vitality of the ATI Linux experience. Or is there a way to tell Ubuntu to stop gdm before suspend and start it back when resuming?

fglrz Richard Mace richard-mace-btinternet wrote on Actually you don’t have a choice YET you’ll see what I mean in a minute. I’m not sure that’s the same bug, considering you are actually able to resume. This is likely a duplicate of Bug The new fglrx is just as proprietary as it ever was. Suspend not working on Inspiron gutsy Bug reported by Cameron Gorrie on Now, with the 8. What’s new New posts Latest activity.

AMD Display Driver Preview – Phoronix

With fglrx drivers fflrx to 8. The suspending process does not even complete here, hard-locking the system requiring 5 seconds on the power button to turn off. According to Linux Weekly News, “There will be specifications available and a skeleton driver as well; a free 2D driver is anticipated by the end of the year.


Brian Murray brian-murray wrote on Phoronix Test Suite OpenBenchmarking. Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better.

Think in terms of a car engines rpms: Suspend just stops either with the screen turned off or with a blank screen and a blinking cursor. As 8.4 October there is dramatic improvement in the open source 3d drivers in speed and stability.

fglrx 8.41.7 with X1300

Ricoh Co Ltd Unknown device It allows display switching on-the-fly. This bug report is a duplicate of: Barnacle Bill the Sailor wrote: I have the same issue with Suspend on an Inspiron Chris Guest Sep 14, Marc Quinton mquinton wrote on I have just checked, ‘suspend’ works ok but ‘hibernate’ does not. A number of packaging 8.14 had to be updated for this release including Fedora.