fglrx-legacy-atieventsd - events daemon for the non-free ATI/AMD RadeonHD display driver (legacy)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Backports Nonfree amd64
Package filename fglrx-legacy-atieventsd_8.97.100.7-3~bpo70+1_amd64.deb
Package name fglrx-legacy-atieventsd
Package version
Package release 3~bpo70+1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 138.27 KB
Installed size 327 B
FGLRX / AMD Catalyst is the non-free proprietary display driver for the
ATI/AMD RadeonHD and FireGL graphics cards. As an alternative, you may try
the newest free driver xserver-xorg-video-radeon.
This legacy driver release supports the following graphics adapter families:
AMD Radeon HD 4000, AMD Radeon HD 3000, and AMD Radeon HD 2000.
The ATI External Events Daemon atieventsd is a user-level application
that monitors various system events such as ACPI or hotplug, then
notifies the driver via the X extensions interface that the event has
This package provides the atieventsd daemon.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fglrx-legacy-atieventsd_8.97.100.7-3~bpo70+1_i386.deb i386 Debian Backports Nonfree
fglrx-legacy-atieventsd - - -


Name Value
glx-alternative-fglrx -
libc6 >= 2.3
libgl1 -
libgl1-mesa-glx -
libx11-6 -
libxext6 -
libxrandr2 -
libxrender1 -
lsb-base -


Name Value
fglrx-atieventsd-virtual -


Name Value
fglrx-atieventsd-virtual -


Name Value
fglrx-atieventsd-virtual -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package fglrx-legacy-atieventsd_8.97.100.7-3~bpo70+1_amd64.deb
Source Package fglrx-legacy-driver

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ wheezy-backports non-free
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install fglrx-legacy-atieventsd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install fglrx-legacy-atieventsd




2013-05-16 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
fglrx-legacy-driver ( wheezy-backports; urgency=low
* Rebuild for wheezy-backports.
2013-05-11 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
fglrx-legacy-driver ( unstable; urgency=low
* Rename the binary packages that are currently not built from this source
to avoid the potential conflict that prevented autobuilding.
(Closes: #707694)
2013-05-05 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
fglrx-legacy-driver ( unstable; urgency=low
* Merged from fglrx-driver:
- Add patch 06-stub-for-agpless-kernel to add stub for missing symbol for
kernels built without CONFIG_AGP.
- Add new atigetsysteminfo.sh script.
- Drop Conflicts/Breaks/Replaces that are satisfied in wheezy.
- Drop versioned Pre-Depends on dpkg. We only support installing on and
upgrading from wheezy or newer.
- Use canonical Vcs-* URLs.
- Simplify importing signature files.
* Upload to unstable.
2013-02-15 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
fglrx-legacy-driver ( experimental; urgency=low
* New Catalyst Legacy 13.1 Release (2013-01-21).
* Merged from fglrx-driver:
- Update my email address.
- Debconf translation updates.
- Add patch 04-linux-3.7 to fix a FTBFS with Linux 3.7.  (Closes: #697515)
- Add patch 05-linux-3.8 to add Linux 3.8 support.
- Add new atigetsysteminfo.sh script.
- Bump glx-alternative-fglrx dependency for new blacklist handling.
- Purging fglrx-driver is no longer required for switching to Radeon.
- debian/rules get-orig-source: Adjust for upstream changing the naming
and versioning scheme.
- Repack into .xz.
- Switch .deb compression to xz.
- libgl1-fglrx-legacy-glx:i386: Breaks: ia32-libs (<< 1:0).
- Remove DM-Upload-Allowed control field, it is obsolete.
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes needed).
* debian/watch, debian/rules: Adjust for new upstream release naming scheme.
2012-09-10 - Andreas Beckmann <debian@abeckmann.de>
fglrx-legacy-driver ( experimental; urgency=low
* New Catalyst Legacy 12.6 Release (2012-07-24).
- Upstream changed zipfile content but neither name nor internal version.
- Comes with a proper signature.  (Closes: #684702)
* http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/legacy/Pages/legacy-radeon_linux.aspx
* Update Homepage to point to the legacy driver.
* Merged from fglrx-driver:
- fglrx-source: Add Built-Using attribute to the generated module packages
to record the exact versions of linux and fglrx-driver that were used
during the build.
- libgl1-fglrx-glx:i386: Add Breaks: ia32-libs (<< 20120701) because that
is still shipping /usr/lib32/libGL.so.1 which gets no longer diverted
- fglrx-atieventsd: Add Depends: glx-alternative-fglrx to ensure the
triggers are processed and the glx alternative is properly setup before
the atieventsd is started.  (Closes: #684000)
- Check for "UNSIGNED" in /etc/ati/signature during package build to
prevent reappearence of bugs like #684702.
- README.Debian: Add link to unofficial bugzilla for upstream bug reports.

See Also

Package Description
fglrx-legacy-control_8.97.100.7-3~bpo70+1_amd64.deb control panel for the non-free ATI/AMD RadeonHD display driver (legacy)
fglrx-legacy-driver_8.97.100.7-3~bpo70+1_amd64.deb non-free ATI/AMD RadeonHD display driver (legacy)
fglrx-legacy-modules-dkms_8.97.100.7-3~bpo70+1_amd64.deb dkms module source for the non-free ATI/AMD RadeonHD display driver (legacy)
fglrx-legacy-source_8.97.100.7-3~bpo70+1_amd64.deb kernel module source for the non-free ATI/AMD RadeonHD display driver (legacy)
fglrx-modules-dkms_15.9-4~deb8u1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb dkms module source for the non-free ATI/AMD RadeonHD display driver
fglrx-source_15.9-4~deb8u1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb kernel module source for the non-free ATI/AMD RadeonHD display driver
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