[arch-general] Is ATI more... "compatible"?

Laurent Carlier lordheavym at gmail.com
Sat May 3 13:49:01 EDT 2014

Le samedi 3 mai 2014, 10:35:24 Ryan Capote a écrit :
> AMD cards are not very well supported under Arch. I use an AMD card and
> have to use Vi0l0's unofficial repository for the latest catalyst drivers,
> as they are not available from the official repository. Occasionally an
> update will break the driver and I have to recompile the kernel module.
> Other then that, the quality of the drivers is OK. Games run noticeably
> smoother in Windows than under Linux, I don't know if that's a driver issue
> or games/engine not being optimized under Linux.

ATI cards are very well supported on Arch, crappy software not!

Mesa drivers are enough to play games under linux, have less pain with kernel 
or xserver upgrades.

Laurent Carlier
ArchLinux Developer
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