lp:ubuntu/karmic-proposed/fglrx-installer

Created by James Westby on 2010-09-21 and last modified on 2010-09-21
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43. By Alberto Milone on 2010-09-21

* Add compat_alloc_cve-2010-3081.patch:
  - Work around the lack of compat_alloc_user_space() in asm/compat.h
    after the fix for CVE-2010-3081 (LP: #642518). Thanks to Evan Broder
    and Stefan Bader for the patch.

42. By Alessio Igor Bogani on 2009-10-12

* Force fglrx-rt-compat.patch applied only on 2.6.28
* Added new patch for rt kernel flavour (rt_preempt_31.patch) (LP: #159941)

41. By Alberto Milone on 2009-09-25

[ Alberto Milone]
* debian/control:
  - Change the section of the -modaliases package to "admin" as
    the package is not "restricted" (LP: #429153).

[ Kees Cook ]
* debian/control:
  - Add build dependency on execstack.
* debian/rules:
  - Drop executable stack markings from precompiled
    binaries (LP: #409440).

40. By Matthias Klose on 2009-09-19

The XVBA libraries have silently removed the dependency on libstdc++5
in driver version 8.63. Remove the dependency of the libamdxvba1 package
on libstdc++5. LP: #432021.

39. By Bryce Harrington on 2009-09-04

* New upstream release.
  + Fix freeze on boot with purple and green ubuntu logos
    (LP: #423711)
  + Fix boot failure due to DKMS change. Sometimes X crashes as result.
    (LP: #417617, #413751)
  + Make fglrx compile with dkms on 2.6.30 and 2.6.31 for amd64
    (LP: #410062)
  + Fix "Desktop effects could not be enabled" on HD 4850 and HD 4870
    (LP: #417500, #408633)
  + Provide support for 2.6.31 kernel
    (LP: #413791)
  + Use Catalyst Control Center for display configuration
    (LP: #410512)
  + Catalyst Control Center shows up in Apps > Accessories, should be in
    System > Administration > Display
    (LP: #423670)

38. By Bryce Harrington on 2009-08-05

* New upstream release.
  - X segmentation fault no longer occurs after applying reflections or
    rotations on some systems that support Xrandr 1.2 or higher
  - Catalyst Control Center hot plugging a secondary display no longer
    causes screen corruption in clone mode
    (LP: #388601)
  - Monitor are now disabled after removing the secondary display when
    system is in standby
  - Some systems now report CrossFire adapters available during driver
    re-install
  - On some multi-monitor configurations disabling one display no longer
    causes both displays to become disabled
  - X Server does not intermittently fail to start on some multi adapter
    configurations
    (LP: #367045, #360790, #370051)
  - Executing xrandr --prop no longer causes Ubuntu 9.04 X Server to stop
    responding
  - Segmentation fault no longer occurs with X server Xinerama is
    enabled
    (LP: #364497, #355841, #359880)
* xorg-driver-fglrx.preinst: Switch obsolete
  --print-installation-architecture to --print-architecture.
  (LP: #403316)

37. By Bryce Harrington on 2009-08-05

* New upstream release.
  - X segmentation fault no longer occurs after applying reflections or
    rotations on some systems that support Xrandr 1.2 or higher
  - Catalyst Control Center hot plugging a secondary display no longer
    causes screen corruption in clone mode
    (LP: #388601)
  - Monitor are now disabled after removing the secondary display when
    system is in standby
  - Some systems now report CrossFire adapters available during driver
    re-install
  - On some multi-monitor configurations disabling one display no longer
    causes both displays to become disabled
  - X Server does not intermittently fail to start on some multi adapter
    configurations
    (LP: #367045, #360790, #370051)
  - Executing xrandr --prop no longer causes Ubuntu 9.04 X Server to stop
    responding
  - Segmentation fault no longer occurs with X server Xinerama is
    enabled
    (LP: #364497, #355841, #359880)
* xorg-driver-fglrx.preinst: Switch obsolete
  --print-installation-architecture to --print-architecture.
  (LP: #403316)

36. By Mario Limonciello on 2009-07-02

* debian/dkms/patches/missing-flush_tlb.patch (LP: #394176)
  - Borrow this patch from debian to fix missing symbol.
* debian/dkms.conf.in:
  - Apply patches on 2.6.30 and 2.6.31.

35. By Bryce Harrington on 2009-06-26

* Issues resolved since 9.4 (No package changes; Mario just beat me to the upload):
  + With desktop effects enabled, transparent desktop no longer causes desktop icons and
    application windows to disappear
  + Video playback no longer exhibits corruption when desktop effects are enabled and
    Composite is not explicitly disabled
  + [Ubuntu 8.10] System now functions properly when starting X on surround view
    systems
  + Resizing DVD playback window on Mplayer no longer causes blank video
  + System instability no longer occurring when switching to full screen DVD playback
    with Totem Player
  + Terminal window no longer displays error message when launching Catalyst Control
    Center in MultiView
  + [Ubuntu 9.04] Xserver now starts properly with ATI Radeon HD 4870 GPU
    configurations
  + [Ubuntu 9.04] When xrandr --prop is evoked, Xserver failure no longer occurs under
    various system configurations
  + The engine clock and memory clock values are now reported properly by ATI CAL
  + Catalyst Control Center, the primary display is now identified when using the
    Identify Displays button
  + Error message no longer occurs while setting the TV geometry
  + Game corruption does not happen in full screen when 2 monitors are connected and
    RandR 1.2 is enabled
  + TV screen corruption is no longer visible while starting the X-server on some ASICs
  + Executing the following command : aticonfig --initial -f does not cause the following
    message "No supported adapters detected" on some display adapters
  + Detecting second display using amdccle "Detect Display" button no longer results in
    error and will require a relaunch to detect both displays properly
    (LP: #348400)
  + Mplayer does not fail to render video when resizing DVD playback window
  + Fixed: Some system may become unresponsive after starting and killing X-server
    (LP: #355821)
  + System no longer fail to respond when executing multiple server
    generations
  + Memory leak on RV630 (LP: #368271)
  + dpms switches off backlight on laptop screen properly (LP: #363059)
  + Display Preferences no longer causes 100% CPU usage and failure (LP: #366757)

34. By Mario Limonciello on 2009-06-24

* New upstream release (9-6)
* Add a series of patches to get this compiling on 2.6.30. (LP: #387773)
  - Note: these are NOT in the upstream package, so be cognizant when
    upgrading to a new version of the package in Ubuntu.
  - config_x86_32-gentoo.patch: From Gentoo bug tracker
  - fglrx-2.6.29-debian.patch: From Debian SVN
  - fglrx-2.6.30-irqreturn_t.patch: From Gentoo bug tracker
  - fglrx-missing-pci_enable_msi.patch: From Gentoo bug tracker

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