Difference between pages "Package:AMD Catalyst Video Drivers" and "Corei7"

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{{Subarch
|Summary=Accelerated ATI/AMD binary drivers for Radeon HD 5000 and newer chipsets.
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|CPU Family=64-bit Intel Processors
|CatPkg=x11-drivers/ati-drivers
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|subarch=corei7
|Maintainer=Drobbins
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|CHOST=x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
|Homepage=
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|CFLAGS=-march=corei7 -O2 -pipe
|Repository=Funtoo Overlay
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|USE=mmx sse sse2 sse3 ssse3 sse4
|Overlay=Funtoo
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|Description=The '''corei7''' subarch supports the Nehalem, Westmere, Sandy_Bridge,  Ivy Bridge, and Haswel microarchitecture-based Intel Pentium/Celeron, Intel Core i3, i5, i7 and Xeon Processors.
 
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== Introduction ==
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Beginning in November 2008, Intel launched the first Core i7 processor, codenamed [[Wikipedia:Bloomfield_(microprocessor)|Bloomfield]], based on the [[Wikipedia:Nehalem_(microarchitecture)|Nehalem]] microarchitecture. With this launch, they also added to and modified the conventions used in their [[Wikipedia:Intel_Core|Intel Core]] branding scheme. '''(Not to be confused with the [[Wikipedia:Intel Core (microarchitecture)|Intel Core microarchitecture]]. See [[core2_64]].)'''. This new naming scheme distinguishes between grades of processors rather than microarchitectures or design. Therefore, the '''corei7''' subarch supports the [[Wikipedia:Nehalem_(microarchitecture)|Nehalem]], [[Wikipedia:Westmere_(microarchitecture)|Westmere]], [[Wikipedia:Sandy_Bridge_(microarchitecture)|Sandy Bridge]],  [[Wikipedia:Ivy_Bridge_(microarchitecture)|Ivy Bridge]], and [[Wikipedia:Haswell_(microarchitecture)|Haswell]] microarchitectures under the following brand names:
  
<tt>x11-drivers/ati-drivers</tt> (often referred to as "<tt>fglrx</tt>", the name of its kernel module) is the proprietary, accelerated driver for AMD (ATI) graphics cards.
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* Intel Pentium/Celeron (low-level consumer)
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* Intel Core i3 (entry-level consumer)
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* Intel Core i5 (mainstream consumer)
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* Intel Core i7 (high-end consumer/business)
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* Intel Xeon (business server/workstation)
  
== Preparing to Install ==
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See the following links for a list of supported [[Wikipedia:Celeron|Celeron]], [[Wikipedia:Pentium|Pentium]], [[Wikipedia:Intel_Core#Nehalem_microarchitecture_based|Nehalem]], [[Wikipedia:Westmere_(microarchitecture)|Westmere]], [[Wikipedia:Intel_Core#Sandy_Bridge_microarchitecture_based|Sandy Bridge]], [[Wikipedia:Intel_Core#Ivy_Bridge_microarchitecture_based|Ivy Bridge]], and [[Wikipedia:Intel_Core#Haswell_microarchitecture_based|Haswell]] processors.
 
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=== Xorg-server compatibility ===
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{{Note|The release of the 14.9-r1 driver ebuild eliminates the need to mask <code>xorg-server-1.16</code>.}}
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<code>ati-drivers-14.9-r1</code> has been added to the Funtoo Portage tree which contains a special Ubuntu-only release of the drivers that are compatible with {{Package|x11-base/xorg-server}} version 1.16. If you are using the "stock" drivers, then typically, you would need to mask <code>xorg-server</code> as follows. This is not necessary with 14.9-r1:
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Add the following to <code>/etc/portage/package.mask</code>:
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{{File|name=/etc/portage/package.mask|body=
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>=x11-base/xorg-server-1.16
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}}
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If X is already installed, force it to downgrade by typing:
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<console>
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# ##i##emerge -auDN world
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</console>
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A few packages will downgrade, and you'll be ready to go.
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=== Configuring the kernel ===
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Configure the kernel as follows. Note that the Direct Rendering Manager is '''not''' enabled. It's possible to have it selected as a kernel module, but should not be built-in to your kernel.
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{{kernelop|desc=
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[*] Enable loadable module support
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Processor type and features --->
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      [*] MTRR (Memory Type Range Register) support
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Bus options (PCI etc.) --->
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      [*] PCI Express Port Bus Support
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      [*] Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI and MSI-X)
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Device Drivers --->
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      Graphics support --->
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            < > Direct Rendering Manager (xFree86 4.1.0 and higher DRI support) --->
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}}
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{{note|If you need support for AGP cards, enable the following kernel options:}}
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{{kernelop|desc=
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Device Drivers --->
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      Graphics support --->
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            <*> /dev/agpgart (AGP Support) --->
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                  Select an appropriate AGP driver:
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                  <*> AMD Opteron/Athlon64 on-CPU GART support
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}}
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=== Editing make.conf ===
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Add the following to your <code>/etc/make.conf</code>:
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<console>
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# ##i##nano /etc/make.conf
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VIDEO_CARDS="fglrx"
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</console>
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=== Editing package.use ===
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Then, add the following to <code>/etc/portage/package.use</code>:
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<console>
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###i## nano /etc/portage/package.use
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x11-drivers/ati-drivers qt4
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</console>
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{{note|Feel free to add or remove use flags as you see fit. For example, if you do not want amdcccle support, remove the qt4 use flag.}}
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== Installing ==
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=== Emerging the package ===
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To emerge the drivers, run the following command:
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<console>
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###i## emerge -av --changed-use --deep @world
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</console>
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== Configuring ==
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Next, set ati-drivers to manage the system's OpenGL and OpenCL implementations:
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<console>
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###i## eselect opengl set ati
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###i## eselect opencl set amd
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</console>
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Afterwards, run <code>aticonfig</code> to modify the X-server configuration file to work with the ati-drivers:
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<console>
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###i## aticonfig --initial
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</console>
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{{tip|If you would like to have a full-resolution framebuffer with ati-drivers, check out [[uvesafb| uvesafb]]}}
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== Troubleshooting ==
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=== I am using a HDMI connection, and my monitor's display has a black border around it. ===
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Disable overscan using the following command, as root:
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<console>
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# ##i##aticonfig --set-pcs-val=MCIL,DigitalHDTVDefaultUnderscan,0
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</console>
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You may need to restart your X session.
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=== GNOME 3 windows only refresh when I drag them. ===
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This is a known issue, reported in [http://bugs.funtoo.org/browse/FL-1130 Funtoo Bug 1130]. This issue has been fixed by addressing a bug in cogl -- upgrade to cogl-1.12.2-r2 to fix it.
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=== Compton with backend glx does not work well with ati-drivers ===
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Try running compton with the following switches:
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<console>
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###i## compton --backend glx --vsync none --paint-on-overlay
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</console>
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[[Category:Video Cards]]
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[[Category:First Steps]]
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Latest revision as of 10:02, December 20, 2014

corei7 (Sub-architecture)

Note

This page describes a sub-architecture for Funtoo Linux, which is a particular set of optimizations that is used for a Funtoo Linux build.

CPU Family64-bit Intel Processors
CHOSTx86_64-pc-linux-gnu
CFLAGS-march=corei7 -O2 -pipe
USEmmx sse sse2 sse3 ssse3 sse4
SummaryThe corei7 subarch supports the Nehalem, Westmere, Sandy_Bridge, Ivy Bridge, and Haswel microarchitecture-based Intel Pentium/Celeron, Intel Core i3, i5, i7 and Xeon Processors.


Beginning in November 2008, Intel launched the first Core i7 processor, codenamed Bloomfield, based on the Nehalem microarchitecture. With this launch, they also added to and modified the conventions used in their Intel Core branding scheme. (Not to be confused with the Intel Core microarchitecture. See core2_64.). This new naming scheme distinguishes between grades of processors rather than microarchitectures or design. Therefore, the corei7 subarch supports the Nehalem, Westmere, Sandy Bridge, Ivy Bridge, and Haswell microarchitectures under the following brand names:

  • Intel Pentium/Celeron (low-level consumer)
  • Intel Core i3 (entry-level consumer)
  • Intel Core i5 (mainstream consumer)
  • Intel Core i7 (high-end consumer/business)
  • Intel Xeon (business server/workstation)

See the following links for a list of supported Celeron, Pentium, Nehalem, Westmere, Sandy Bridge, Ivy Bridge, and Haswell processors.