[Chimera-users] ATI catalyst 5.7 drivers with R9600SE video card crash winxp when creating surfaces (or running surface benchmark) in chimera-1.2143

Sabuj Pattanayek sabuj.pattanayek at vanderbilt.edu
Wed Aug 17 14:00:54 PDT 2005

Oops, just realized Catalyst is now at 5.8 (just released today). I'll 
try that and let you guys know if the problem persists.


Sabuj Pattanayek wrote:
> Hi,
> I had upgraded ATI's catalyst drivers from 5.4 (or 5.5) to 5.7 for my 
> R9600SE video card under winxp sp2. In Chimera-1.2143 when I tried to 
> create a surface representation or tried the surface benchmark the 
> screen would go black (monitor led goes from green to orange) and the 
> system would crash (no longer responds to pings).
> Downgrading to catalyst 5.6 fixed the problem. I sent a trouble ticket 
> to ATI. Has anyone had a similar problem with Radeon (non-firegl) cards?
> Thanks,
> Sabuj Pattanayek
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