I managed to compile the 14.4 ATI drivers on Linux Mint 16 against the 3.15 kernel.

Posted: June 12, 2014. At: 7:47 PM. This was 3 years ago. Post ID: 7389

I have managed to get the 14.4 ATI drivers to compile against the new 3.15 kernel on Linux Mint 16. I followed this guide: http://bluehatrecord.wordpress.com/2014/05/04/amd-catalyst-14-4-for-linux-loses-support-for-linux-kernel-versions-above-3-11/ and I used the commands on this page as well as this linked patch. This is how I managed to do it. I am now running a 3.15 kernel with a 1080p RazorQT desktop and the ATI drivers work perfectly. This is a great victory. So if you are struggling with this on the 3.14 or 3.15 kernel; this is how I managed to do this and get it working.


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[email protected] ~ $ uname -a
Linux deusexmachina 3.15.0 #1 SMP Wed Jun 11 15:01:23 EST 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Updating a kernel by hand is a good way to learn more about Linux; so give it a try.

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