Gnome Shell works with ATI graphics cards

I have been reading quite a number of posts saying that Gnome shell does not work with ATI graphics cards properly. However, it does not seem to be the case with me! I have a 512 MB ATI Radeon HD 3600 series card. I have installed Gnome Shell on top of  my custom distribution, Easylinux OS, based on Ubuntu 11.04. It works just fine for me. Till now I have not got any reboots or screen blackouts.
However, I have not tested Gnome  Shell with the ATI fglrx graphics cards, provided by AMD yet. I will update this post once that test is done. In the meanwhile you can have a look at the screenshots which shows which driver I run on my system.

UPDATE: Gnome Shell is not working with proprietary drivers from AMD. I downloaded and installed the latest driver from AMD website . The shell does not appear after logging in.

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