Package Details: catalyst-test 15.12-30

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Package Base: catalyst-test
Description: AMD/ATI Catalyst drivers for linux AKA Crimson. catalyst-dkms + catalyst-utils + lib32-catalyst-utils + experimental powerXpress suppport. PRE-GCN Radeons are optionally supported
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Licenses: custom
Conflicts: catalyst, catalyst-control, catalyst-daemon, catalyst-dkms, catalyst-generator, catalyst-hook, catalyst-utils, lib32-catalyst-utils, lib32-libegl, lib32-libgl, lib32-libgles, lib32-libglvnd, lib32-mesa-libgl, lib32-mesa-libgl-git, lib32-opencl-amd, lib32-opencl-catalyst, libegl, libgl, libgles, libglvnd, mesa-libgl, mesa-libgl-git, opencl-amd, opencl-catalyst
Provides: catalyst=15.12, catalyst-dkms=15.12, catalyst-hook=15.12, catalyst-libgl=15.12, catalyst-utils=15.12, dri, lib32-catalyst-libgl=15.12, lib32-catalyst-utils=15.12, lib32-dri, lib32-libegl, lib32-libgl, lib32-libgles, lib32-libtxc_dxtn, lib32-mesa-libgl, lib32-mesa-libgl-git, lib32-opencl-catalyst=15.12, lib32-opencl-driver, libatical=15.12, libegl, libgl, libgles, libtxc_dxtn, mesa-libgl, mesa-libgl-git, opencl-catalyst=15.12, opencl-driver
Submitter: Vi0L0
Maintainer: Vi0L0
Last Packager: Vi0L0
Votes: 171
Popularity: 0.023419
First Submitted: 2010-02-17 20:49
Last Updated: 2019-05-22 18:29

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herycp commented on 2017-08-02 16:10

for me its normal in kernel lts (can run gdm + gnome)

but error in kernel 4.11 & 4.12
RIP: 0010:KCL_ACPI_GetVfctBios+0x36/0x70 [fglrx]

cannt even run xserver ssdm lightdm or gdm not runing

npfeiler commented on 2017-07-29 10:27

linux 4.12 patch:

@herycp it fortunately falls back to xorg when wayland fails to load, so there is no intervention necessary

herycp commented on 2017-07-28 18:12

dont forget gdm now use wayland by defauld so use xorg dont wayland if u want use gdm (read wiki for detail)

npfeiler commented on 2017-07-28 11:47

@R4v3nPr0 For me it seems that GDM just needs a very up-to-date version of mutter.
I’m successfully using GNOME+GDM with catalyst-test, cogl from the catalyst-stable repo, xorg117 and

Maybe Vi0L0 can update the mutter package in catalyst-stable.

R4v3nPr0 commented on 2017-07-27 17:28


In addition to installing Xorg 1.14, did you do anything else to make the GNOME desktop environment and GDM work?

quicken2k commented on 2017-07-18 17:46

I have just begun playing around with it though. Let you know how it goes.

quicken2k commented on 2017-07-18 17:44

I got it working! (With GDM) using xorg 1.14


Server =$arch

Server =$arch


display: :1 screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon HD 7000 series
OpenGL version string: 4.5.13416 Compatibility Profile Context 15.302

Thanks for all your help.

Vi0L0 commented on 2017-07-18 08:43

I was having problems with gdm for a long time, it would be best to switch to other desktop manager.
As for a gnome it should work with my patched packages - cogl, mutter and imagemagick-nocl. There are not on the aur, only the repo (catalyst repo, you will find it on wiki) , but if you want sources I can give u them.

quicken2k commented on 2017-07-17 23:51

Thanks for the help.

One last thing though I can't seem to use catalyst-test with gnome. Xorg segfaults and GDM won't show up. Any ideas on how I can use Gnome with catslyst?.

Vi0L0 commented on 2017-07-17 17:21

you mean mesa-noglvnd, right? you can edit ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf
and add line:
keyserver-options auto-key-retrieve

my file also has:
keyserver hkp://

or you can build mesa-noglvnd with makepkg and it's --skippgpcheck option