[linux-elitists] ATI Radeon support

Jan Schmidt thaytan@mad.scientist.com
Mon Dec 13 07:25:47 PST 2004


On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 13:49 +0100, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 12:31:03PM +0000, Sean Neakums wrote:
> 
> > Then I fail to see why ATI's latest batch of proprietary slagware
> > should be of interest.
> 
> Because currently open source drivers have no OpenGL acceleration, and some people
> (scientific visualisation) need to do work done on their Linux systems.
> Today. Not sometime in future, where we'll get acceleration in X.org. Maybe.

What a funny thing to say.

> glxinfo
name of display: :0.0
display: :0  screen: 0
direct rendering: Yes
> xdpyinfo
name of display:    :0.0
version number:    11.0
vendor string:    The X.Org Foundation
vendor release number:    60801000
X.Org version: 6.8.1

That's on a Radeon Mobility 9000.

J.
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Jan Schmidt <thaytan@mad.scientist.com>



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