Hello, it took me awhile to find out where to go for help with ATI drivers. I'm coming from a long line of NVIDIA.
So I just acquired a new laptop for school.
It' s an ASUS X550E with a AMD Radeon HD 8330 graphics card in it.
I could not get X on Ubuntu, Fedora, or Mint to function, even with fglrx (Spelling?).
Now, I am using OpenSUSE 13.1 and it worked fine for a bit but then I had the following issues:
First, the screen would blank as if the machine was suspending the screen and then the display would turn off for 1 second and then I could see what I was working on/at again.
Then, the whole display would lock up and I could not even get to an emergency terminal.
Right now, I'm using the non-free driver fglrx and it's working fine but I'm only using this temporarily until the issues are resolved.
I ultimately want to use the FOSS driver and not proprietary drivers.
What do I need to do in order to get this issue solved? I can't directly fix the bug, I'm not a hardware guy hah!